Guggenheim Rides Into NYC; Wine Country Fest Fetes Singh

Compiled by Mark Rabinowitz & Aaron Krach

>> From June 26-July 3, the Guggenheim Museum is screening "The Motorcycle
on Screen
", a film and video retrospective celebrating the history of
motorcycles in film. From the silent era, to TV's "ChiPs", to Kim Wood's
1996 short "Advice to Adventurous Girls," this retropective includes
obvious choices like Dennis Hopper's 1969 classic "Easy Rider," 1954's
"The Wild One" by Lazlo Benedek, and George Miller's "Mad Max" (1979),
as well as some less obvious choices, such as Leo McCarey's Marx
Brothers classic "Duck Soup" and Lindsay Anderson's 1969 Malcom McDowell
starrer, "If...." For information about the retrospective, call the
museum box office at 212/360-4321

>> The Wine Coutry Film Festival, set to unspool July 23-August 16 in
California's Napa and Sonoma Valleys has announced the subject of their
first Distiguished Producer Award. This year's recipient will be South
African producer Anant Singh ("Sarafina," "Cry, The Beloved Country"),
who is being honored for his anti-apartheid movies.