New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1994. Photocopied flyer, double-sided. 8 1⁄2 x 11 in. Near fine. Item #5910
Flyer announcing a screening of Andy Warhol’s film Empire on the occasion of the film’s 30th anniversary.
Originally released in 1964, Empire is one of Warhol’s most notorious works, consisting of a static shot of the Empire State building with a runtime of eight hours. Presented by Anthology Film Archives and cosponsored by the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts, the screening took place on Saturday, July 23, 1994, from 3 to 11 pm with introductory remarks by Jonas Mekas, the film’s cinematographer. This flyer features Mekas’ original review of the film from July 30, 1964, in his “Movie Journal” column in the Village Voice.