George Kuchar: Bocko
September 17–October 30, 2016

Iceberg Projects
Chicago, IL


George Kuchar (1942–2011) documented his gastronomic, meteorological, and libidinal desires in hundreds of film and video productions across four decades. An appetite for intimacy drove many of his first-person adventures, perhaps most tenderly in THE MONGRELOID (1978), a 16mm love-letter to his treasured mutt, Bocko. In nine absurd minutes, Kuchar walks the indifferent animal down memory lane, reflecting mostly on posterior matters: "How's your operation on your behind? You had that 400 dollar operation on your tushy, remember that?" MORE


George and Mike Kuchar's Furry Family
September 17, 2016, 12pm

Gene Siskel Film Center
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