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Director
Amos Poe

Filmography
1975 Night Lunch (short)
1976 Unmade Beds
1976 The Blank Generation (doc. co-direction)
1978 The Foreigner
1981 Subway Riders
1984 Alphabet City
1991 Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole
1998 Frogs for Snakes
2003 Steve Earle: Just an American Boy
2004 When You Find Me
2007 Empire II

Biography
Born in Tel Aviv in 1950, he is a filmmaker and screenwriter. Poe is one of the leading figures of the “No Wave” Cinema movement (1975-85) that grew out of the bustling East Village music and art scene. The “No Wave” paralleled the punk music explosion and included Jim Jarmusch, Abel Ferrara, Eric Mitchell, James Nares, et al., who all embraced B-movie genres, the avant-garde, and the French New Wave to create a fresh, vibrant American art cinema. He currently teaches filmmaking at New York University’s Summer Program in Florence. He resides in New York City and in Florence.

ID-07 Special Screenings

Empire II / Amos Poe

A year in the life of New York City as seen from one man’s window and terrace. “This film was inspired by Andy Warhol’s 1965 8-hour classic underground classic Empire, Dante Alghieri’s 100-canto epic poem The Divine Comedy,Walter Ruttman’s 1927 stunning masterwork, Berlin: Symphony of a City and Michelangelo Buonarroti’s 10 meter Renaissance masterpiece David. In memory of Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni. ” Amos Poe

Ακούγονται μεταξύ άλλων ποιήματα των Patti Smith, Jim Carroll και τραγούδια των Jeff Buckley, Debbie Harry, Cat Power, Nico, Steve Earl, Brian Eno


Yahoudi Hamam (Louloudadika Hamam)
AMOS POE

Empire II

17th of November- 26th of November 2007
Screenings: 12:00, 15:00, 18:00
o.v. English/Greek sub., 180’

 



Director:Amos Poe
Script:Amos Poe
Cinematography:Amos Poe, Ben Bindra
Sound:Julia Bembenek, Ben Bindra, Will Bisgrove, JR Skola
Music:Supervision: Lynn Geller, Art Direction: Ben Bindra
Costumes:Loretta Mugnai
Producer:Amos Poe, Josh Cohen
Production:Rainfilm Inc.
Production Country:USA
Co-production:Wildside Media/Laurance Hoffman
Format:Digital Color
Duration:180'
Production Year:2007
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