Black Box
Beth B, Scott B
Fiction : 20' / Relationship, Violence, Human Rights

A terrifying allegory of societal repression, as we follow the plight of an innocent youth abducted and tortured without any culpability.



October 11 | 17h15 | Batalha Centro de Cinema - Sala 2 Buy Tickets

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Year: 1979

Country: USA

Language: english

Subtitles: no subtitles

With: Bob Mason, Lydia Lunch, Kiki Smith, Kristof Kohlhofer, Harvey Robbins, Ulle Rimkus

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Beth B, Scott B


Beth B is a writer, director, producer of feature-length documentary and narrative films as well as experimental shorts. B’s works challenge society’s conventions and focus on recasting and redefining concepts relating to the mind, the body, and women’s issues. Her films have been shown at museums worldwide as well as film festivals including Berlinale, Locarno, Toronto, and Sundance.


Scott B is an American filmmaker and screenwriter, most famous for his long-term collaboration with Beth B. Together, they were among the most well-known members of the New York No Wave Cinema movement. As a duo they were known as the Bs, founding an independent film production company called B Movies together and directing several short films. After Vortex (1982), they ended their partnership. Scott B went on to direct two more films, The Specialist (1984) and Last Rights (1985).




1982 - Vortex (Feature Film)
1980 - The Trap Door (Short Film)  
1980 - The Offenders (Feature Film)
1979 - Letters to Dad (Short Film)
1979 - Black Box (Short Film)
1978 - NYPD Arson and Explosions Squad vs. FALN (Short Film)
1978 - G-Man (Short Film)


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