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No Wave State Of Mind - Cinema of the New York Underground

Between 1976-1986 The Lower East side of New York City had a burgeoning Underground film community. Dubbed the 'No Wave' movement, it emphasised low-budget guerilla style filmmaking, often on 8mm film. Names such as Jim Jarmusch, Vivienne Dick, Charlie Ahern, Richard Kern, Nick Zed, Scott B and Beth B and many others were all part of this movement. This list (many of which I still have to watch) covers as many of these films as I could find. If you know of any more that you wanna add, just let me know in the comments.

  • The Blank Generation
  • Unmade Beds
  • She Had Her Gun All Ready
  • Guerillere Talks
  • The Foreigner
  • Rome '78
  • They Eat Scum
  • The Deadly Art of Survival
  • Men in Orbit
  • Beauty Becomes the Beast
  • Breaking Glass
  • The Bogus Man
  • Permanent Vacation
  • Underground U.S.A.
  • The Offenders
  • The Long Island Four
  • Subway Riders
  • Smithereens
  • Vortex
  • Born in Flames
  • Geek Maggot Bingo or The Freak from Suckweasel Mountain
  • The Wild World of Lydia Lunch
  • Wild Style
  • Stranger Than Paradise
  • Alphabet City
  • The Way It Is
  • Thrust in Me
  • Submit to Me
  • The Right Side of My Brain
  • You Killed Me First
  • I Hate You Now
  • Woman at the Wheel
  • Stray Dogs
  • Kiss Me Goodbye
  • Go to Hell
  • Fingered
  • Police State
  • Whoregasm
  • Downtown '81
  • Blank City
  • Working Girls
  • Manhattan Love Suicides
  • Judgement Day
  • Ism Ism
  • Black Box
  • The Trap Door
  • Variety
  • Empty Suitcases
  • We Are Not To Blame
  • Wrecked on Cannibal Island
  • Ecstasy in Entropy
  • Kidnapped
  • Flaming Creatures
  • Goodbye 42nd Street
  • Baby Doll
  • Sleepwalk
  • You Are Not I