“Low-Budget Films”

There are over 45 “Low-Budget Films” in the Jeffrey Lewis low budget cinematic career… Some of these are “Low-Budget Music Videos,” others are “Low-Budget Documentaries,” and all 45+ of them were drawn in marker and crayon on large pads of newsprint paper. Here’s footage of some of them.

A (partial) list of Jeffrey Lewis illustrated “Low-Budget Films”:

1) The Chelsea Hotel Oral Sex Song (2000)

2) Gold (2000)

3) The Crow Ballad (2001)

4) I Saw a Hippie Girl on 8th Avenue (2002)

5) Champion Jim (2002)

6) Floating Away Pt 1 (2002)

7) Floating Away Pt 2 (2002)

8) The History of Rough Trade Records (2003)

9) The History of K Records (2003)

10) The Miners and the Magic Rock (2003)

11) Mark E Smith & the Fall (2004)

12) As I Wandered Across the Land (The Red Hand) (2005)

13) History of Communism Pt 1-2 (2005)

14) The Creeping Brain (2006)

15) Communism 3: The Russian Revolution (2006)

16) Communism 4: China (2006)

17) The History of Writing (2007)

18) A Low-Budget Detective Flick (2008)

19) Communism 5: Korea (2008)

20) A Biography of Barack Obama (2008)

21) Nirvana: Sifting (2009)

22) Nirvana: Big Cheese (2009)

23) Nirvana: Mr. Moustache (2009)

24) Jeff Buckley: Mojo Pin (2009)

25) Sitting Bull (2010)

26) The Fall of Rome (2010)

27) The Peloponnesian War (2010)

28) The Cuban Missile Crisis (2010)

29) The Mayflower (2010)

30) The Space Alien’s Bright Idea (2010)

31) A Low-Budget XXX Film (The Dirty Bird) (2011)

32) The Fall of the Soviet Union (2011)

33) Pocahontas (2011)

34) Marco Polo (2011)

35) The French Revolution (2011)

36) The Renaissance (2011)

37) Low-Budget Biopic of Alan Moore (2013)

38) Communism 6: Vietnam (2014)

39) Superhero Crossover Team-up (2015)

40) Communism 7: Cuba (2016)

41) A Low-Budget Public Service Announcement (2016)

42) A Low-Budget Nature Program: Cannibal Monkeys (2017)

43) The History of Manufaktur Club (2018)

44) (Low-Budget Library) The Great Gatsby (2020)

45) (Low-Budget Criterion Collection) Star Wars (2020)

46) My Presidential Choice 2020 (2020)

47) The Story of Chile (2020)

48) (Low-Budget Library) A Rushed Reading of Tom Sawyer (2020)

49) Keith Haring (a biopic for MoMA’s online magazine) (2021)