The Rubin Chappaqua
Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum
1966, USA, Conrad Rooks, 82 min, English
With Jean-Louis Barrault, William S. Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg
Introduced by composer Philip Glass, who assisted Ravi Shankar on the score of the film.
William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Ravi Shankar, Ornette Coleman and others feature in this psychedelic biography based on the experiences of Conrad Rooks as he sought drug-withdrawl treatment in 1960s Paris.
Clemente on Chappaqua: “To see Chappaqua when you have never been in America, you know, that’s it, that’s what America really is, or should be. The arc of my entire life is right there and is being photographed by Robert Frank, so the light is coming in big time.”