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Monday, January 18, 2010

Fireworks to Scorpio Rising

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  • Kenneth Anger's "Fireworks"

Kenneth Anger was 20 years old in 1947 when his earliest surviving film Fireworks declared the dual streams of homoeroticism and the occult that would define his career.

On Tuesday 1/19 Doc Films screens a retrospective of Anger's early avant garde shorts, from Fireworks to the 1963 biker gang paean Scorpio Rising.

Also playing: Eaux D'Artifice and Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome.

"Films by Kenneth Anger: 1947 to 1963" screens Tuesday 1/19 at 7 PM at Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. $5.

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