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
February 12, 2021
New Brunswick, New Jersey

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
February 28, 2021
The Dalles, Oregon

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

The Bonita Springs International Film Festival
Joey Skaggs Bad Guys Talent Management Agency
Center for Performing Arts, Hinman Auditorium
May 22, 2021
Bonita Springs, Florida

New York Lift-Off Festival
Joey Skaggs: Bad Guys Talent Management Agency
July 1-30, 2021 on Vimeo
Buy festival pass for film #59 here

The NewsFest (True Stories)
Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
5:30 pm, Friday, July 31, 2021
Galaxy Theatres
Boulevard Mall
3680 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89169

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.