Andy Warhol, Burger King, and the Experimental Films of Jørgen Leth

If you were one of the millions of Super Bowl viewers who thought Burger King’s Andy Warhol Super Bowl commercial was different, then you are not alone.

That four minute and 23 second video was part of a 1982 experimental film called, “66 Scenes from America”. That film was directed by Jørgen Leth.

To find out more about the Danish poet and film maker, click here. His 2004 Bomb Magazine interview gives insight into the man and his film making process. Login with your mvconnect information.

If you would like to check out one of his most important works,
“The Five Obstructions”,  then you are in luck. The library owns a DVD copy. Click on the film title to see its availability in the catalog.

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