American History, from the Mind of Ken Jacobs, in Seeking the Monkey King

by jhoberman.

One of last year’s best films, Ken Jacobs’ Seeking the Monkey King is showing Saturday at Anthology as part of a program presented in support of Occupy Wall Street. An exhilarating audiovisual workout that simultaneously engages multiple parts of the brain, Jacobs’s 40-minute movie is a sort of hallucinatory jeremiad. Read more…