Walker Art Center Presents Twin Cities Film Premier of Howl Introduced by Directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman

. September 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Walker Art Center presents the area film premiere of Howl on Thursday, September 30, at 7:30 pm in the Walker Cinema with directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman in attendance.

The Walker’s area premiere is complemented by its screenings of several other films featuring Ginsberg: Pull My Daisy, another Beat-era milestone that was part of Friedman and Epstein’s research, and which features some of the only known footage of the poet from the late 1950s; the award-winning documentary The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg; and Stockhausen’s Originale: Doubletakes (part of the Walker exhibition 1964), in which Ginsberg plays “The Poet,” participating in a performance that dissolves boundaries between artistic disciplines, just as Howl does with film genres some 45 years later.

Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

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