Mindaugis Bagdon hosts this screening of William S. Burroughs' avant-garde short films
Burroughs at 100: The Films of William S. Burroughs at City Lights BookstoreCity Lights Books (261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA) Map it Free
On February 5th, 1914, one of the foremost literary innovators and avant-garde artists of the 20th century was born to a wealthy family in St. Louis, Missouri. On this (almost) 100th anniversary of William S. Burroughs’ entry into the world of the living, City Lights Bookstore presents a collection of the Naked Lunch author’s films: Towers Open Fire, The Cut-Ups, and Bill and Tony. Tonights event is hosted by Bay Area filmmaker and film historian Mindaugis Bagdon, of the infamous San Francisco punk zine Search and Destroy.