Special Screening: Dick Higgins’s The Flaming City

September 7–10, 2005


MoMA presents a rare screening of Dick Higgins’s avant-garde film The Flaming City (1963), which the filmmaker/poet (1938–1998) directed and shot in the early 1960s in Soho and other New York neighborhoods. Shown is an original Kodachrome 16mm print that Higgins deposited in the Filmmakers’ Cooperative shortly after completion. Presented in conjunction with the DVD release of The Flaming City by Felluss Art Media Services, Centerpoint, New York.

Organized by Laurence Kardish, Senior Curator, Department of Film and Media.


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