Deathtripping: Cinema of Transgression
Deathtripping is an illustrated history, account and critique of the "Cinema of Transgression", providing a long-overdue and comprehensive documentation of this essential modern sub-cultural movement. Includes:
* A brief history of underground/ trash cinema
* Seminal influences such as Andy Warhol, Jack Smith, George and Mike Kuchar
* Interviews with key film-makers, such as Richard Kern, Nick Zedd,
Cassandra Start, Beth B, Tommy Turner, plus associates such as Joe
Coleman, Lydia Lunch and Lung Leg.
* Notes and essays on transgressive cinema, philosophy of transgression, manifestos.
* Film index, bibliography
Heavily illustrated with rare and sometimes disturbing photographs, Deathtripping is a unique guide to a style of film-making whose impact and influence can no longer be ignored.