New print: James Broughton’s The Bed

Posted December 20th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

A new print of James Broughton’s erotic counterculture classic The Bed is now available to rent–just in time for the film’s fiftieth anniversary!

New Print: The Bed

The Bed (1968 | 20 minutes | COLOR | SOUND)

Camera, Bill Desloge; Music, Warner Jepson.

“One of the most lyrically erotic of independent films, THE BED is a merry allegory which celebrates impudently and imaginatively just about everything that could happen in bed (and some things that couldn’t) – birth, young love, loneliness, dreams and death, amid all sorts of hanky-panky from fetishism to plain old lechery.” – LA Free Press

“Broughton’s finest film by far. It exists in a state of play fully realized.” – Stan Brakhage

Awards: Oberhausen Film Festival; Ann Arbor Film Festival; Yale Film Festival; Foothill College Film Festival.

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