THE FILM-MAKERS’ DISTRIBUTION CENTER PRESENTS A ONE-TIME BENEFIT SCREENING OF “LENNY BRUCE” (1967) Flyer$850.00
[New York]: Film-Makers’ Distribution Center, . Vintage original 8 1/2 x 8 1/2″ (22 x 22 cm.) flyer, just about fine.
Documents a one-night only screening of Lenny Bruce’s eponymous autobiographical film, one year after his death. 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.