SF Cinematheque Screening
& Book Launch For
THE GEORGE KUCHAR READER
/ by melinda shopsin

Saturday, October 18, 2014 — 7:30 pm
@ YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
701 Mission Street (at Third St)
San Francisco, CA 94103

A CRIMINAL ACCOUNT OF PLEASURE: THE GEORGE KUCHAR READER
Editor Andrew Lampert In Person
presented in association with Cinema Arts at The Exploratorium
[$10 general / $6 members]

Purchase THE GEORGE KUCHAR READER now through our online store, or at the screening!

Bay Area treasure George Kuchar—sorely missed since his untimely death in 2011—is celebrated worldwide for his wild and wooly lo-budget melodramas and voluminous meandering video diaries. To know George was to love George, and to be ever warped by his inspiring irreverence and sardonic wit. Tonight we celebrate Primary Information’s publication of THE GEORGE KUCHAR READER, an expansive 340-page compendium of the legendary raconteur’s writings, ramblings, recommendation letters, scripts, UFO visitation narratives and more. The book’s editor (and Anthology Film Archives’ Curator of Collections) Andrew Lampert appears in person to read excerpts and discuss this legend. The program will include a screening of Kuchar’s 16mm CORRUPTION OF THE DAMNED and video THE EXILED FILES OF EDDIE GREY.