Notfilm (Ross Lipman, 2015)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$8 general public
“One of the most delightful, thoroughgoing, and ingenious pieces of archival filmmaking to hit the screen in recent years. Unmatched in its depth and detail, it redefines the meaning of ‘the making of.’”—BOMB Magazine
Featuring outtakes, unheard audio recordings, and other rare archival elements, Ross Lipman’s Notfilm tells the tale of one of the strangest collaborations in film history—legendary author Samuel Beckett’s avant-garde short Film starring silent comedy icon Buster Keaton. Along with director Alan Schneider, Grove Press’s renegade publisher Barney Rosset, and Oscar-winning cinematographer Boris Kaufman, the team produced a work that captured the essential qualities of both Beckett and Keaton—while generating frustration, condemnation, and enthusiastic praise ever since its release.