Spectres of the Spectrum
Dir. Craig Baldwin (1999). An eccentric history of modern media (and a crank call bordering on genius), SF media activist Craig Baldwins rapid-fire collage film offers an outrageously complicated conspiracy involving everyone from Ben Franklin to L. Ron Hubbardalthough narrative is less important than its bargain-basement blitz of TV kinescopes, old classroom films, and ancient Hollywood biopics.
Fri., May 28, 7 p.m.; Sun., May 30, 5 p.m., 2010
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.