Jim Finn

Columns | Damn Dirty Apes: Dead Festivals in the USA

By Jim Finn / August 31, 2009

By Jim Finn In a country that forgets everything, it’s worth remembering that the New York Underground Film Festival, Austin-based Cinematexas, and Iowa City’s Thaw were three of the best festivals for films that opened up new, contemporary ideas of what cinema could be. All three of these “underground festivals” mixed satire and difficult conceptual…

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