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Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession

A look at virtuositic film programmer Jerry Harvey and Los Angeles’ first pay cable service the Z Channel. Launched in 1974, Z Channel quickly became required viewing for Hollywood bigwigs and cinephiles alike.. Harvey programmed old films, euro films, lost films as well as genre flicks, Hollywood blockbusters and much more. Under Jerry Harvey the Z Channel became the first screening forum for Director’s Cuts. Featuring interviews with collaborators, critics and filmmakers such as Robert Altman, Henry Jaglom, Paul Verhoeven, Quentin Tarantino, Penelope Spheeris, Jim Jarmusch, Jacqueline Bisset, Theresa Russell, James Woods & F.X.Feeney. Xan Cassavetes’ film explores the euphoric rise and tragic descent of Z Channel.

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Z Channel Magazine on the Air

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