The Velvet Underground

Mon, Oct 18 at 7:00PM

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Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test will be required to attend this screening. Learn more here . Most screenings are currently at 75% capacity. Some screenings will be at 100% and, if so, the page for that event will note that. Masks are required while in all common areas, including in your seat when not actively eating or drinking.

Director Todd Haynes in attendance on Friday 10/15 at 7pm for a Q&A.

The Velvet Underground created a new sound that changed the world of music, cementing its place as one of rock ’n’ roll’s most revered bands. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes, this new documentary shows just how the group became a cultural touchstone representing a range of contradictions: the band is both of their time, yet timeless; literary yet realistic; rooted in high art and street culture.

The film features in-depth interviews with the key players of that time combined with a treasure trove of never-before-seen performances and a rich collection of recordings, Warhol films, and other experimental art that creates an immersive experience into what founding member John Cale describes as the band's creative ethos: “how to be elegant and how to be brutal.”