mindFLUX explores the creative universe of internationally acclaimed playwright, director and designer Richard Foreman. His work spans four decades of writing and directing over 50 plays including his renowned remake of Threepenny Opera at Joe Papp’s Public Theatre where one of his final productions, Idiot Savant, starring Willem Dafoe ran in 2009. mindFLUX reveals the artist’s vision, creative process, impact and prominence within the Soho arts community during the 1970s. Global audiences will discover why this uniquely innovative artist, who courageously bypassed rewards of commercial success, became the pre-eminent experimental playwright of the past 40 years.
His relentless passion and perseverance will inspire film viewers as they engage in exclusive commentary from the playwright and talent that includes Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham and Willem DaFoe, Eric Bogosian, NEA fellow and Emmy Award winner James Cromwell, David Patrick Kelly, Jonas Mekas, godfather of avant-garde cinema, Yoko Ono, Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Lou Reed, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, Lili Taylor, Obie Award winners Will Patton and Wallace Shawn and former co-chairman of NBC Universal Ben Silverman.
The sale of this 55-minute feature film includes unlimited use of all material, images, original music score and over 100 hours of footage not used in the film