New Featurettes...& Then Some
at the Huntington — In 2006 Bukowski’s wife, Linda
Lee, donated a considerable Bukowski archive to the prestigious
Huntington Library. We offer selections from Celebrating
Bukowski, an event presented by the Huntington officially
welcoming Bukowski’s papers. Features talks, reminiscences and
readings by admirers, friends and family, (Neeli Cherkovski's
presentation is terrific), as well as an interview with Sue
Hodson, Curator of Literary Manuscripts.
the Making of Bukowski: Born Into This — An
in-depth interview with filmmaker John Dullaghan, director
of the definitive Bukowski documentary, about the making of Born
Into This. Also includes selections from the film including
poems read by Bono; Tom Waits; and Bukowski’s
publisher, John Martin, reading Bukowski’s last poem; and
a poem read by John Dullaghan.
Selected Scenes — Performances of three Bukowski poems from the
play as presented by the California Repertory Company as
well as comments by Joanne Gordon, who conceived and
directed Love, Bukowski, and was nominated for a 2005 LA
Drama Critics Award for best adaptation; and the company won a
special LADCA award.
The Vancouver Gang, a mini-documentary of the 25th anniversary
screening of the Vancouver reading.
with the producers of both films, Dennis Del Torre, who knew Buk very
well, & Jon Monday, and music-business legend Denny
Bruce, producer of the Redondo Beach reading and the Hostage CD.
of a Dirty Old Man —
Dennis Del Torre's collection of inscriptions on Buk books from Buk
Vancouver Letters —
Dennis Del Torre's collection of letters from Buk to arrange the Vancouver
reading and beyond.