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Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome – Kenneth Anger


Directed by Kenneth Anger. US 1954, 16mm, color, 38 min. Anger’s astonishing masterpiece unfolds a constellation of imagined gods choreographed by Anger and drawn from one of the legendary “Come As Your Madness” costume galas hosted by the silent film … Continue reading

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Kenneth Anger – Lucifer Rising (1970–1981)


“Perhaps Anger’s most elaborate film, Lucifer Rising takes place at various historically magic spots in Egypt, England and Germany. The odd rock- tinged soundtrack (composed and recorded by Beausoleil in prison, after a reconciliation with Anger) pulls viewers through a … Continue reading

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