Ped Mall -Scene 1 Tue, Apr 25, 2017 6:00 PM
Series Info
Series:Bijou Film Forum
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:71 mins
Director:Matt Wolf
Year Released:2008
Production Country:USA


Presented as part of Bijou Film Forum, a series of screenings and discussions of acclaimed and provocative films that seek to engage community members and U. of Iowa students across all disciplines and fields of study through the art of film. Free Admission, first come, first served-- doors open at 5:40.

DIALOGUE: Post-screening panel discussion to follow.


"A tender, fascinating documentary by Matt Wolf, will delight the cult and instantly convert new members." -New York Times

Multitalented musician Arthur Russell leaves Iowa, follows Allen Ginsberg from San Francisco to New York and launches a career that reaches its heyday in the 1980s.

Rip Russell will be a guest, and Jason Livingston will moderate the discussion. 

A graduate of the UI Theatre Arts department, Rip Russell performs extensively with many local theatre groups and is employed in Radiology at UIHC. Rip is a first cousin to Arthur Russell. He lives in Iowa City with his wife Janis and their pet birds, Dickens and Harry.

Jason Livingston is a film and video maker from Upstate New York, presently teaching filmmaking at the University of Iowa’s Department of Cinematic Arts. His work has been programmed at many festivals and venues, including the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, the Austrian Film Museum, the Margaret Mead Film Festival, Media City and more.