Viva Amiga (DVD)
Directed by Zach Weddington
Viva Amiga (DVD)
In a world of green on black, they dared to dream in color.
1985: An upstart team of Silicon Valley mavericks created a miracle: the Amiga computer. A machine made for creativity. For games, for art, for expression. Breaking from the mold set by IBM and Apple, this was something new. Something to change what people believed computers could do.
2016: The future they saw isn’t the one we live in now. Or is it?
From the creation of the world’s first multimedia digital art powerhouse, to a bank- rupt shell sold and resold into obscurity, to a post-punk spark revitalized by determined fans. Viva Amiga is a look at a digital dream and the freaks, geeks and geniuses who brought it to life.
And the Amiga is still alive.
DVD Extras Include:
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RT' @nytimes': 18. "Ganja & Hess" (1973): Directed by Bill Gunn, a fixture of the New York black independent film movement, the movie's a sen…
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RT' @MetrographNYC': GANJA & HESS composer and actor Sam Waymon joins us for a Q&A and vinyl-signing of the soundtrack on 5/30. The new resto…
RT' @LandmarkLTC': After his first encounter with Stanley Kubrick, Leon Vitali swiftly resolved to devote the rest of his life working for th…
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