Adapted for the screen by the creator of the comic book Daniel Clowes and directed by Terry Zwigoff (Crumb) this coming-of-age story of two teenage girls and a hopelessly inept jazz afficionado is as much a critique of rampant American consumerism as well as a tender ode to loveable outcasts on the fringes of society and the culture at large.
|Date||4 November 2021|
|Room||Belle van Zuylenzaal|
|Organised by||Dr. G.H. (George) Blaustein American Studies Faculty of Humanities , Marko Petrovic, librarian, Campus Services, Library|
Senior lecturer of American Studies George Blaustein will give an introduction placing the film in the cultural landscape and the brief resurgence of independent minded American cinema of the late nineties and early aughts.
Librarian and cinephile Marko Petrovic will give a short intro about the works of outsider director Terry Zwigoff.