Kathy Acker in School (1997)

Starring Kathy Acker, Miss Barbrafisçh, Kika Thorne
Dir. Kika Thorne. Camera by Francis Yip Hoi and Kathleen Pirrie Adams.
8 MINUTES COLOUR VIDEO WITH SOUND. STANDARD DEFINITION.
DISTRIBUTED BY VTAPE (TORONTO), KINO ARSENAL (BERLIN).

Kathy Acker talks about being 14, hanging out at the New York Filmmakers Cooperative with then boyfriend P. Adams Sitney, Jack Smith, Stan Brakhage etc... She speaks to the theft of language, narrative versus myth, digging herself out of hell. The interview was shot on Halloween night 1996.

The original forty five minute interview is placed inside the video transfer of a three minute Super 8 film called School (1995) starring Miss Barbrafisçh.

Without any cutting - using only fast forward or rewind - Kathy Acker in School (1997) is eight minutes in total.

Kathy Acker in School (1997) dir. Kika Thorne