Darger at Intuit

The availability of Darger’s writings in digital form at Intuit will be a fantastic resource. The writings are fascinating and varied, and we spent many months with the microfilms. ‘Realms of the Unreal’ alone is considered the longest work of fiction ever written, but there are many other writings besides ‘Realms’ which offer a route…

CINEMOFO at MOFO

‘Films that channel the spirit of liberation and protest’ ‘Revolutions of the Night’ is playing at the CineMOFO festival in January ‘Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger’ showing Saturday Jan 20th at MOFO festival: ‘Films that channel the spirit of liberation and protest’ including Sun Ra: Space is the Place/Marina Abramović in…

Film Review: Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger Third Coast Review

By Steve Prokopy on October 27 https://thirdcoastreview.com/2017/10/27/film-review-revolutions-of-the-night/?fbclid=IwAR1zKjAd1XT3RFxyC19-LptotrK_9lKxlRZjhiVwdjc4PUZeHLuYHP-umyA In director Jessica Yu’s wonderfully in-depth 2004 documentary In the Realms of the Unreal, the life and uncovered writings and art works of hermit-like artist Henry Darger were put on display after being discovered in his Chicago apartment following his death in 1973. His collection—drawings, collages, paintings, an autobiography,…

‘Inside the Outsider’ Chicago Reader

Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger by Ben Sachs in the Chicago Reader Revolutions of the Night, a new documentary about famed outsider artist Henry Darger, begins like a horror movie, as two people investigate the ruins of a long-shuttered state sanatorium for children in central Illinois. With just a flashlight to…

Chicago Premiere at the Gene Siskel Film Theater

View Site REVOLUTIONS OF THE NIGHT: THE ENIGMA OF HENRY DARGER 2017, MARK STOKES, UK, 104 MIN. SHOW TIMES Fri, Oct 27th 2:00pm  Fri, Oct 27th 6:00pm  Sat, Oct 28th 8:15pm  Sun, Oct 29th 4:45pm  Mon, Oct 30th 6:00pm Wed, Nov 1st 6:00pm  Thu, Nov 2nd 8:15pm Chicago premiere! Mark Stokes in person! Reclusive outsider…