Sid Laverents. He was very busy!
January 29, 2004 10:45 PM   Subscribe

Sid Laverents has been making witty and humorous films since 1966. In 2000, Multiple Sidosity was the first, amateur-made film selected to be placed in The Library of Congress's National Film Registry. His latest, The Sid Saga, is also his autobiography and at the age of 95 remains busy, self-distributing his work. (via Low Culture)
posted by the biscuit man (4 comments total)
This is so cool. I love this kind of stuff. Thank you so much.
posted by y2karl at 10:53 PM on January 29, 2004

No problem. I was surprised that no one had posted it before.
posted by the biscuit man at 11:01 PM on January 29, 2004

I saw him on Egg. You have to see Multiple Sidosis to appreciate it! As the NYT article mentions, I do wonder what Mr. Lavernts would say about the "Hey Ya!" video.
posted by kmel at 6:40 AM on January 30, 2004

Thanks for this, biscuit man. Definitely worth a post. It's hard to imagine even getting out of bed at age 95, let alone still being so fascinated wtih your work.
posted by LeLiLo at 6:42 AM on January 30, 2004

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