Special Screening: Christmas on Earth by Barbara Rubin

with Anne König, Chuck Smith and Jonas Mekas / Berlin premiere of BARBARA RUBIN AND THE EXPLODING NY UNDERGROUND Chuck Smith USA 2018

Freitag 6 Juli
08:30 pm - 11:30 pm

A rare screening of Barbara Rubin's sexually provocative, aesthetically challenging double-screen epic CHRISTMAS ON EARTH (1963). The film has been presented in the context of the release of Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin (Spector Books, 2018). Film scholar Ara Osterweil (Montreal) provided a video introduction and Anne König (Leipzig), Jonas Mekas (New York) and Chuck Smith (New York) discussed Rubin and the history of Film Culture.

The event was followed by the Berlin premiere of BARBARA RUBIN AND THE EXPLODING NY UNDERGROUND, a new documentary on Barbara Rubin's life by Chuck Smith (USA 2018)