Fans of punk, DIY, transgressive and avant-garde cinema, brace yourself: Tonight, ancient seals will be blown open as the millimeter offerings of Texas Theatre drop from a trustworthy 35 to 16 and even -- wait for it... Super 8.
A gambling pool has started regarding what, exactly, will happen when the projectors are swapped, but we suggest you stay calm: it's being done strictly for educational purposes.
Michael A. Morris guests curates this special June edition of Tuesday Night Trash, the monthly series of oddball one-offs. Morris takes a new, enlightened stab at the programming with a Cinema of Transgression tribute collection that includes George Kuchar's "Hold me While I'm Naked," (15 minutes, 16mm, 1966); Richard Kern's Lung Leg and Lydia Lunch project, "Submit to Me" (8 minutes, Super 8mm, 1986); Beth B and Scott B's "Letters to Dad," (11 minutes, 16mm, 1978); Jennifer Reeder's "White Trash Girl: The Devil Inside," (8 min, Super 8mm and Hi8 Video. 1995); and finally, one from the man who waged an insider turf war against underground filmmaking, Nick Zedd, with "Police State," (18 minutes, 16mm, 1987).
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The program is free, mildly raunchy, and starts at 9 p.m.