Media Arts Program
 

Monday, September 25, 2006

MOVIES WITH ROOTS IN HELL: THE AFFECT OF DRUGS ON AMERICAN CINEMA

Presented at:
Hallwalls



Ex-pat writer and archivist Jack Stevenson presents a 16mm film compilation of almost 60 years of drug depictions in American cinema. Based in part on his book Addicted: The Myth & Menace of Drugs in Film.

Jack Stevenson has been a resident of Denmark since 1993. His specialties include vintage American exploitation and Danish cinema. Stevenson was staff at the European Film College as a film studies teacher from 1995-98, and in addition to Addicted, has published the following books: Lars Von Trier (2002), Dogme Uncut (2003), Land of A Thousand Balconies: Discoveries & Confessions of a B-movie Archaeologist (2003), and Fleshpot: Cinema's Sexual Myth Makers & Taboo Breakers (2000).


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