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Lydia Lunch at AAFF

Photo by Jasmine Hirst

AAFF is thrilled to welcome Lydia Lunch to the 60th AAFF. Writer, musician, photographer, controversial spoken word artist, Lydia Lunch was one of the primary instigators of the ​No Wave movement of the late 1970s in New York City.

Thanks to the Penny Stamps School of Art & Design, Lydia Lunch will be featured as part of their Distinguished Speaker Series, in conversation with Joseph Keckler, give an Off the Screen! (OTS!) presentation with Keckler as well as a spoken word performance. The 60th AAFF will also be screening feature film Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over by Beth B., a documentary following Lydia Lunch’s career as an artist and musician.

Lydia's Full AAFF Schedule

Thursday March 24

Penny Stamps Speaker Series

5:30pm | Free | Michigan Theater Main Auditorium

In conversation with Joseph Keckler


Friday March 25

Off the Screen! Presentation | Tales on Tape

1pm | Free | North Quad Space 2435

Lydia Lunch and Joseph Keckler

Spoken Word Performance

7:15pm | Michigan Theater Main Stage

Lydia Lunch, opening Films in Competition 8

Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over (2021)

by Beth B | 11pm | State Theatre, Theater 1

Learn more about Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over by reading this Pulp review by Patrick Dunn.

Or, watch the official trailer below:


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