phantom limbs

journal by Sam Zimmerman concerning new media arts in New York City, curated events at Monkeytown (the video dinner theater in Williamsburg) and his personal projects

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Bacchanale in Berlin



Many thanks to the Pornfilmfestival Berlin 2008 for screening Bacchanale as a feature selection on Oct. 24:

http://www.pornfilmfestivalberlin.de/08e-filme.html

Here's their kind words from the program notes:

"To pay homage to this underground cult film, 57 audio artists set themselves at the behest of the New York Art Collective Monkey Town to re-interpret it and sew a new sonic garment on its entire body. The result is amazing: Not only does it boost the intoxicating character of "Bacchanale" to an immense degree, but also through the various themes of the musical background, there emerges a collection of 57 short, totally different miniatures, that in the end make a whole. Bacchanale 2006 - it is more than a film, it is an experience!"

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