The Film-Makers’ Distribution Center Presents a One-Time Benefit Screening of “Lenny Bruce” at the Village Theatre

The Film-Makers’ Distribution Center Presents a One-Time Benefit Screening of “Lenny Bruce” at the Village Theatre

New York: Film-Makers’ Cinematheque, 1967. Offset. 8 1⁄2 x 8 1⁄2 in. Near fine. Item #5923

Flyer for an event the year after Lenny Bruce’s death, promoting a one-night only screening of his eponymous autobiographical film.

Hosted by Jonas Mekas on February 17, 1967 at the Village Theatre, proceeds benefited the Film-Makers’ Fund, established by Mekas’ organization the Film-Makers Cinematheque, in order to fund the creative endeavors of independent filmmakers. This text-only flyer includes a wonderful description of the film and Bruce’s wishes for its presentation, which Mekas honored.

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