Artists' Television Access

Counterflicks: An evening of FOLK CINEMA

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 8:00 pm, $7-$10

HOWDY FOLKS! Gather ‘round for an evening of FOLK CINEMA! From deconstructions of ubiquitous midwestern idols to reminiscences on vanishing urban landscapes to hilarious retellings of train-hopping trips trips gone horribly wrong, the films presented tonight are observational portraits of the people, tall-tales, and (mis)adventures that exist on the periphery of American fantasy. NIK NERBERN’S “IN THE SHADOW OF PAUL BUNYAN” exposes the bigger-than-life Depression-era symbol of industrial pride for the history-erasing blockade that it is, while GRETA SNIDER’S “PORTLAND” recounts a ‘90s punk-era odyssey of a failed (but comical) escapade from SF to Portland by freight, Also along with us for the ride is …  

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