Thursday, November 19, 2009, 7:30 pm
THE VIDEO PROGRAM
Heaven Gallery1561 N Milwaukee Ave 2nd fl
Two shorts programs that are 100% goodness.
(curated by Eric Wareheim & Doug Lussenhop)
For the opening of SMF8 we asked our longtime friend Douggpound to show us what mischief he and his friend are up to in LA.
Eric Wareheim (of "Tim & Eric") and Doug Lussenhop (DJ Douggpound) have curated a video program that is full of surprises: music videos, short films, video experiments and TV sneak peeks. Like a Gump-ian box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get. Except you know you're gonna get the Chicago premiere of Eric's new music video for Major Lazer/Diplo for "Pon De Floor" and a bunch of stuff you have never seen before. And you know it's not gonna suck, like Forrest Gump. It's gonna be fun,
So many premieres:
- Major Lazers "Pon De Floor" - Eric Wareheim
- Poundcast 8, 9, 10 - Doug Lussenhop
- Juiceboxxx "100 MPH" - Doug Lussenhop
- The Bird and The Bee "Diamond Dave" Jake Kadsen
- The New Big Ball w/ Neil Hamburger - Game Show Pilot - Tim & Eric
- IN LUST - Yasmine Kittles & Eric Wareheim
- Tim and Eric Season 5 bits
- Ariel Pink - Eric Fensler
- Cass McCombs - Eric Fensler
- MGMT "Kids" - Ray Tintori. Animation by Christy Karacas
plus videos by:
Jonathan Krisel, Hazel Hill, and Fatal Farm.
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20 minutes of new videos directed by Peter Glantz featuring the art of Kevin Hooyman, Jacob Ciocci (Paper Rad), and Ron Rege, Jr. (Highwater Books).
No More Forever
This 8 minute epic tale of two men sharing their song of Chief Joseph’s lyrics is set inside over 150 original drawings by Kevin Hooyman. All the magical creatures gather to listen and join in the song while the Lemurs record it all, edit, and broadcast the story from the moose’s horns across all the land.
Music by The USA is a Monster.
Art by Kevin Hooyman.
Directed and Animated by Peter Glantz.
High Definition TRT: 8:00
Like A Prayer
Starring Becky Stark, this video reinterpretes the classic pop song as a psychadelic healing vision. Stark, performing the song as a depression era scamp, finds strength by sending her inner spirit on a journey from inside her heart to outer space and back again. Features art by Ron Rege, Jr. and Jacob Ciocci.
Music written by Madonna, performed by Lavender Diamond.
Animated by Jacob Ciocci and Peter Glantz.
Directed by Peter Glantz.
High Definition. TRT: 4:30
These videos will be accompanied by commercials for Imaginary Sponsors like Togetherness, Heart, and Change.
Peter Glantz is a theater and film maker known for video collaborations with bands Lightning Bolt, Lavender Diamond, and The USA is a Monster as well as his frequent theatricks with trutheatertheater, Killing My Lobster, and Califunya – The Most Beautiful Show That Ever Lived.
IT HAPPENED AT BUDDY!
We have been given two disturbing and voyeristic short documentaries capturing a few events that were hosted at buddY gallery.
Edited and kept under wraps until now by buddY co-founder, Caton Volk.
Dearraindrop vs the Faggots!
Performance footage from Version>03 festival where the band dearraindrop is fronted by nine 9 naked men.
Ready to Explode
Explosive footage from the 2004 Freedom Festival's pret et sureveillier fashion show.