Screens from Outer Spaces
19 - 28 May 2000
For more info check out the websites for 911 Media Arts Center and/or The Independent Media Center
Friday, May 19th
911 Media Center 8pm $5 / $3 (911 members)
Sundance has stars, Slamdance has punks and now, Drunkdance brings you...drunks! Come see the blitzed-out best poured out by Seattle’s finest half-baked filmmakers. Tonight’s micro-festival is for lushes, guzzlers and boozers. Every film has been specially handcrafted to delight the dulled senses. Including: Super Drunk, Rachael Lord. No drink is too strong and no beer is too cheap for Super Drunk! Head Cheese by Franklin Joyce. If everyone's head were made of cheese, ham would be the most popular lunchmeat! Chulp by Fritz Donnelly. There's a reason why everyone in LA wears shades: you look cooler in shades. The Blur Which Project by Suzanne MacLennan. 3 film students went into the woods to huff ether. Un Momento de Discrecion by Michael Sebastian. An intimate rendezvous of love gets soured by some bad chicken. Clap Happy by Dave Hanagan - a story of one man's obsession to keep the beat alive. Red Suit, Blue Suit by Web Crowell. Two monochromatic madmen make colorful mayhem. Buena Vista Fight Club by Evan Mather. The post modern-voodoo-kung fu, action flick ...and much more!
Friday, May 26th
911 Media Center, 8pm, $6 / $4 (911 members)
Thanks to the power of independent media, clever individuals and small groups can perform cultural jujitsu on the mighty forces of global capitalism. Subvert-It includes: McLibel: Two World’s Collide, One-Off Productions. The inside story of a single father and a part-time bar worker who took on the McDonalds Corporation. Enjoy the Movie, Gordon Winiemko and Julie Wyman. Two artists with a strange obsession, a two story neon Coca Cola sign. WTO Seattle, Adbusters. A two minute PSA from the famous anti-ad collective. The Pies the Limit, Whispered Media. The oldest gag in the book, a pie in the face, gets used as a political statement against the fat cats of the world like, Milton Friedman, Willie Brown and Big Billy Bill. Bringing IT All To You, ®tMark. Channels healthy anger into clever campaigns design to generate publicity and get the message heard. Tonight’s show is presented in conjunction with Center on Contemporary Art and the Independent Media Center as part of the upcoming exhibition "The Whole World is Watching: Art, Images, and Literature from the WTO Protests."
911 Media Arts Center
117 Yale Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109, USA
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