Rome ’78

Friday, April 8 - Saturday, April 9, 2011

Starring Lydia Lunch, Patti Astor, Lance Loud, John Lurie, James Chance, David McDermott, Eric Mitchell, Pat Place and more!

“A noted classic of the New Cinema of underground East Village filmmakers, this color Super 8 film, a narrative about the Roman emperor Caligula set in a shabby Manhattan apartment, proposes an analogy between ancient Rome and modern America as cultural empires.” – Museum of Modern Art

  • Country USA
  • Rating NR
  • Year 1978
  • Running Time 82 minutes
  • Director James Nares

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