Friday Film Nights: January is Money and Influence

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Fridays Film Nights in January
Money and Influence
Guest curated by Jayna Swartzman

In response to ASC’s current exhibition, Live/Work, the three films selected for Money and Influence profile the ways in which artists reconcile competing interests within their practice as an occupation, an ontology, a lifestyle, or an identity.

ASC Projects // #104 on Treat at 18th // Doors at 7pm
$5 suggested donation (all are welcome)

January 10 // Gabi on the Roof in July (2010)

An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer.

January 17 // American Movie (1999)

Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker’s attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.

January 24* // Pecker (1998)

Directed and written by John Waters, staring Edward Furlong and Christina Ricci. A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he’s taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world.

* Screening off site. Location TBD.

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