The trial of mike diana 2018 is a documentary telling the story of the only american artist convicted for obscenity. The ithaca fantastik will host also special screening of boiled angels. An official selection of fantasia 2018 montreal, and cinedelphia film festival 2018 winner. Jul 14, 2018 so it would do well for all of us to see the documentary boiled angels. Frank henenlotter, 2018, usa, 105 min director frank henenlotter, producers anthony sneed and mike hunchback, and subject mike diana in attendance. Boiled angels the trial of mike diana 2018 1080p amzn webrip. Diana s prosecution was referenced in the graphic novel teenagers from mars by rick spears and rob g.
Lauda recalls the titanic battle for the drivers championship in 1976, when lauda endured a horrific accident that nearly killed him, returned to the racing fray, yet was finally pipped at the post by james hunt at the japanese. Mike diana becomes the first american artist to be convicted of obscenity. The trial of mike diana, there are a lot of ways to describe mike dianas underground comics. Frank henenlotter basket case spins a multifacted doc about the only. Because the court found his twisted, ultraviolent, sexfilled boiled angels series. With up to 300 in circulation at the time, diana hoped to circumnavigate the conservative eye of lar. These zines were ordered by the fdle florida dept of law enforcement leading to mike s arrest, trial, and tribulations. The trial of mike diana, showing at fantasia 2018, for a look at what governmentsanctioned censorship and first amendment violations actually look like.
A wellchosen series of talking heads, including author neil gaiman and graphic. Feb 24, 2015 ramsey nouah who is a go getter ambitious strong man, plays stunt on his rivals but the beauty of a woman mask his destiny. Jul 16, 2018 directed by lowbudget horror auteur turned documentarian frank henenlotter writer and director of 1988s brain damage, 1990s frankenhooker, and the basket case trilogy, boiled angels. The trial of mike diana 2018 details the injustices that befell diana and gives voice to many of the players involved. And right from the start, lib has to keep fighting since the worst of boiled angel.
At one point this season, the angels were starting willie mays in his prime, ozzie smith 2. Diana at the big apple summer sizzler in manhattan, june, 2009. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. The trial of mike diana is having its world premiere in nyc as part of. No angels article would be complete without gushing over mike trout well get there but andrelton simmons and justin upton have been. Mike diana has gone down in history as the only american artist ever convicted of obscenity charges in his art. Publishing a handmade comic zine called boiled angel full of graphic. The trial of mike diana 2018 agmoney818 1 points 18 hours ago. Familiar tale of motor racing rivalry told through stereotypes 12 2014 12.
Mar 30, 2018 as we learn right up front in frank henenlotters compelling documentary, boiled angels. Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart luz keep an eye out donnybrook one cut of the dead savage standoff at sparrow creek, the schools out when the trees fall level 16 climax. The trial of mike diana buffalo boys relaxer mon garcon scythian, the mega time squad chained for life. Boiled angel was an independent comic book by florida based underground comic book artist mike diana in the early 1990s. And they were rarely together in the book even the worst of boiled angel. The trial of mike diana interview, we speak with the first u. Jun 20, 2018 at one point this season, the angels were starting willie mays in his prime, ozzie smith 2. This is the trial of mike diana by dor dotson on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Diana was a teenager when he started making a zine called boiled angel to showcase his. With evan bacon, peter bagge, stuart baggish, jello biafra. Taking the piss down under, a mini series with two of our favorite films of the year coming from south east pacific.
Ramsey nouah who is a go getter ambitious strong man, plays stunt on his rivals but the beauty of a woman mask his destiny. In 1994, a psychologist testified that reading boiled angel would turn adults into serial kil. The trial of mike diana with celebrated cult director frank henenlotter and mike diana paired with a discussion. Hes one of a rare handful of people who can feel, and steal, another persons luck. Mike diana, peter bagge, stephen bissette, neil gaiman, evan bacon, stuart baggish, luke ilrot, christopher marone written and directd by frank henenlotter. The documentary was called boiled angels, and it presented the case of zinester and comics creator mike diana, whose transgressive work led. Boiled angels is a must watch for american citizens who take their free speech for granted, and for artists who may not know that their wildest, most abhorrent creations could feasibly put them on. The trial of mike diana 1h 45min documentary 31 march 2018 usa tells the story of underground cartoonist mike diana, who was the first person in the united states to be convicted of artistic obscenity. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost.
The trial of mike diana by anthony sneed kickstarter. The trial of mike diana cleveland international film. The final chapter 1984 and three other cheaper slasher movies. The trial of mike diana 2018, directed by the legendary frank henenlotter. The comic contained graphic depictions of a variety of taboo and gory subject matters. The angels are nearly eliminated from postseason contention. The trial of mike diana 2018 details the injustices that befell diana.
Release dates 4 also known as aka 0 release dates usa 31 march 2018. The handmade comic zines that teenager mike diana banged out in the 1980s were retina. I was able to speak with both diana and henenlotter over the phone thanks to the help of boiled angels producer mike hunchback. The trial of mike diana, i knew nothing of diana, his trial, or the. Going into director frank henenlotters documentary, boiled angels. The film details the 1994 florida obscenity charge that landed mike in jail as the only visual artist in us history to be jailed for their art. Mike trout isnt enough for the angels in a cursed season. The trial of mike diana, directed by frank henenlotter narrator 2019 the last black man in san francisco, directed by joe talbot. Boiled angel lives only 1,500 will be made available. The trial of mike diana, a documentary detailing diana s legal battle and its ripples within the comic artists community, was successfully crowdfunded by artist anthony sneed and directed by frank henenlotter. Mike diana is the focus of a new documentary, boiled angels. Such is the story of underground comic artist mike diana. Most stories envolve necrophilia, pedophilia, rape, satanism, etc.
As a teenager, mike diana took after the underground comix community, namely zap comix, and selfpublished boiled angel, his first handmade comic zine hallmarked by his flagrantly explicit and taboo black line drawings. The trial of mike diana philly premiere of the new documentary on the first american artist to be convicted of obscenity. Here is the very unusual story of what led to this first amendment debacle happening for the first time in the united states. Like it says in the introduction, mike diana was forbidden to draw and told to stay away from teenagers, among other punishments for publishing this comic. The trial of mike diana on thursday, november 17 201611 posts in the discussion. Tells the story of underground cartoonist mike diana, who was the first person in the united states to be convicted of artistic obscenity. New, 24 comments time to put your predictions on record where they can be seen at the end of the season.
Subject mike diana and legendary filmmaker frank henenlotter in attendance. Michael christopher diana born 1969 is an american underground cartoonist. As we learn right up front in frank henenlotters compelling documentary, boiled angels. In 1988 nineteenyearold mike diana was working as a school janitor in largo, florida. Diana would use the school copy machine to make his own zine that he would later distribute to friends and family. The trial of mike diana, a documentary detailing dianas legal. Legendary director frank henenlotters new documentary boiled angels. Artist mike diana is convicted on an obscenity charge in the wake of an undercover police officer purchasing his limited edition zine boiled angel. The trial of mike diana is an irreverent and straightforward account of the 1993 obscenity trial of mike diana, the first and only american cartoonist to be convicted of the.966 866 1432 1321 1315 418 1055 1335 621 311 101 661 1004 190 1172 718 159 1094 1128 1510 633 1110 352 306 1037 77 273 261