Kenneth Anger: Magick Lantern Cycle

Dir. Kenneth Anger

USA 1947-1976 | Colour and black & white | 179 mins | Cert 18

Renowned as the author of the scandalous best-selling book Hollywood Babylon, Kenneth Anger is a legend in his own time. The mythology that has grown around him has many sources, from his involvement with the occult, astrology and the pop world of Mick Jagger, Marianne Faithfull and Jimmy Page, to the announcement of his own death in the pages of the Village Voice, and the destruction, loss and banning of his films. At the heart of all this mythology is a filmmaker of prodigious talent, whose skill and imagination create films of great visual force, influencing filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, David Lynch and RW Fassbinder.

Fireworks (1947)
Puce Moment (1949)
Rabbit's Moon (1950/1971, the rarely seen 16mins version)
Eaux d'Artifice (1953)
Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954)
Scorpio Rising (1964)
Kustom Kar Kommandos (1965)
Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969)
Rabbit's Moon (1979 version)
Lucifer Rising (1981)
Anger Me (2006) - Elio Gelminis documentary on Kenneth Anger

Available on: DVD

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