New on 16mm: Robert Nelson’s The Great Blondino

Posted May 3rd, 2010 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events


The Great Blondino by Robert Nelson (16mm, 1967)

One of the classics of the American and West Coast avant-garde, The Great Blondino is back in distribution at Canyon Cinema after many years.

“Shooting in 1966 without script, story, or any narrative preconception, Nelson and Wiley created a masterwork of ’60s independent cinema. The Great Blondino follows an anachronistically attired young fellow as he navigates a beguiling, sometimes troubling world with a curiosity that opens us wide to the filmmakers’ inspired, freeform vision. […]” (Mark Toscano) Read more and rent this film..