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The Velvet Underground played at my high school

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The Velvet Underground played at my high school

Ελληνική Πρεμιέρα / Greek Premiere
Κινούμενα Σχέδια / Animation, ΗΠΑ / USA, 2018, 8′, DCP, Ασπρόμαυρο / Black & White, Με ήχο / Sound Αγγλικά / English

Σκηνοθεσία / Direction Robert Pietri, Tony Jannelli Σενάριο / Screenplay Marina Donahue Μοντάζ / Editing Robert Pietri, Lee Terwilliger Παραγωγός / Producer Marina Donahue Robert Pietri, Tony Jannelli Lee Terwilliger, Tara Pietri Προέλευση ταινίας / Film Source Valery Amborski

This animated short recounts the Velvet Underground’s first gig – in 1965, in front of a crowd of shocked kids at a suburban New Jersey high school.

Tony Jannelli

Tony Jannelli is currently head of the cinematography department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Writer and director.

Robert Pietri

Robert Pietri has been work- ing on commercial projects for the likes of Amazon Studios and the City of New York since graduating from N.Y.U.’s graduate film program.

 Introduction by music producer Akis Evenis


The 9th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.