Joey Skaggs Oral Histories

Joey Skaggs: Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
is a new series of oral history films produced and directed
by Judy Drosd with Joey Skaggs

Each episode delves into a different facet of Skaggs’ art and media activism
and is interwoven with rich historical documentation
from Joey’s multi-media archive.

The first four episodes (of approximately 40) are now screening in film festivals.
After their festival run they will be posted here.

Here are movie posters as place holders for the actual films.

 

  • The Early Years Poster
  • Art as Activism Poster
  • Bad Guys Talent Management Agency Poster
  • The Fat Squad Poster

SCREENINGS, PAST & FUTURE

The New Jersey Film Festival
WINNER: HONORABLE MENTION!
Joey Skaggs: Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
This is a virtual screening of the first four episodes as one single 52 minute film.
Tickets (at link) allow streaming from anywhere. The film is available for 24 hours
on February 12, 2021

The Oregon Documentary Film Festival / Tickets are available here
Joey Skaggs Bad Guys Talent Management Agency
This will be a physical screening at a drive-in theater/winery
on February 28, 2021

USA Film Festival
FINALIST: BUT NO SCREENING
Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
April 21-25, 2021

The Bonita Springs International Film Festival
Joey Skaggs Bad Guys Talent Management Agency
in May, 2021
Details to come

The NewsFest (True Stories)
Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
July 26-August 1, 2021
Las Vegas, Nevada
Details to come

Stay tuned for more festival information

PRESS COVERAGE & REVIEWS

Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
Interview by Al Nigrin, New Jersey Stage, February 9, 2021
Joey Skaggs: 60 Years of Satire, Psychic Attorneys & Mobile Confessionals
by Joe Enright, Argyle Heights, February 10, 2021
Judy Drosd Interview
by Mikel Fair, Film Festival Circuit, March 1, 2021

The series is produced with technical support from
NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) program
in the Tisch School of the Arts.