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Film Fest Gent - Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground
Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground (2018)

director: Chuck Smith

composer: Lee Ranaldo
With: Barbara Rubin, Jonas Mekas, Andy Warhol, a.o.

duration: 78 minutes
Docs , On the Edge , Documentary, Biography

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Film Fest Gent - Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground

Barbara Rubin only lived until the age of 35, but long enough to leave her mark on the New York Underground scene of the late 1960s. Her experimental short 'Christmas on Earth' - working title: 'Cocks and Cunts'- confronted the viewer with a series of explicit sex scenes. People, including Lou Reed, Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsberg- were equal parts shocked and impressed by Rubin's bold output. Rubin had disappeared from the contemporary art scene by 1975, and by the time she died in 1980, she had been largely forgotten. Now, almost 40 years after her death, Rubin finally gets the recognition she was long overdue for.

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Screening dates: Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground

KASKcinema Wed 9 Oct 2019 18:15 - 19:33 (78 min)
KASKcinema Fri 11 Oct 2019 20:00 - 21:18 (78 min)
KASKcinema Fri 18 Oct 2019 14:30 - 15:48 (78 min)

Credits

director: Chuck Smith
producer: Chuck Smith, Elizabeth Sheldon
composer: Lee Ranaldo
Editor: Chuck Smith
Cinematography: Andy Bowley

production company: Chuck Smith Prods.

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dialogue: English
subtitles: no subt
country: United States of America
year: 2018

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Filmography

CHUCK SMITH: Forrest Bess: Key to the Riddle (1999), Fight Quest (TV, 2007-2008), Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground (2018)

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format: DCP

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