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Author: Céline DanhierAviva WishnowVanessa RoworthDebbie HarryJim JarmuschAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino Lorber, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late 1970s to the middle 1980s, Manhattan was in ruins. But true art has never come from comfort, and it was precisely those dire circumstances that inspired artists like Jim Jarmusch, Lizzy Borden, and Amos Poe to produce some of their best works. Taking their cues from punk rock and new wave music, these young maverick filmmakers confronted viewers with a stark reality that stood in powerful contrast to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Interviews
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Céline Danhier; Aviva Wishnow; Vanessa Roworth; Debbie Harry; Jim Jarmusch; Steve Buscemi; Fab 5 Freddy; Lydia Lunch; John Waters; Pure Fragment Films (Firm); Submarine Entertainment (Firm); Insurgent Media (Firm); Kino Lorber, Inc.
OCLC Number: 768892100
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010 and released in 2011.
"Insurgent Media"--Container.
DVD release date: Feb. 21, 2012.
Spcial features: Céline Danhier interview ; deleted and extended scenes ; outtakes ; trailer.
Credits: Cinematography, Ryo Murakami, Peter Szollosi ; editor, Vanessa Roworth ; music supervisor, Dan Selzer. orignal music, Ecce Homo.
Performer(s): Featuring: Debbie Harry, Jim Jarmusch, Steve Buscemi, Fab 5 Freddy, Lydia Lunch, John Waters, Amos Poe, Ann Magnuson, Betty Gordon, Eric Mitchell, James Nares, John Lurie, Lizzie Borden, Maripol, Michael Oblowitz, Nick Zedo, Richard Kern, Susan Seidelman, Thurston Moore, Vivienne Dick.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; anamorphic (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Responsibility: a Pure Fragment production in association with Submarine Entertainment ; produced by Aviva Wishnow ; produced and edited by Vanessa Roworth ; directed by Céline Danhier.

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In the late 1970s to the middle 1980s, Manhattan was in ruins. But true art has never come from comfort, and it was precisely those dire circumstances that inspired artists like Jim Jarmusch, Lizzy Borden, and Amos Poe to produce some of their best works. Taking their cues from punk rock and new wave music, these young maverick filmmakers confronted viewers with a stark reality that stood in powerful contrast to the escapist product being churned out by Hollywood. Documents the history of "No wave cinema" and "cinema of transgression" movements.

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