THU, AUGUST 25, 7p:
“S P E A K I N G I N C I N E M A”
A series of events at MBC
celebrating cinema as a art-form
With special guest
(GUMMO, JULIEN DONKEY BOY, MISTER LONELY, SPRING BREAKERS)
MJFF & PFFF Director
The films of Harmony Korine
Made possible through the generous support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of the Knight Arts Challenge, with additional support from the Sagamore Hotel and Nespresso
SPEAKING IN CINEMA presented by MBC is a series of events giving an in-depth look at the intricacies of the art of filmmaking led by local and visiting film critics. With filmmakers, artists and international specialists as guests, connecting to and supplementing MBC programming, the series of discussions is an ongoing and inclusive celebration of the art of cinema, the “Seventh Art”, which brings together all of the other six. SPEAKING IN CINEMA explores cinema’s past, present and future as the medium that encompasses spatial, temporal and visual aspects of art. The series provides a platform for continued engagement with a video library of the events to be released soon on the MBC website.
With a special silent gallery screening of...
Directed by HARMONY KORINE/2009/1hr, 18mins.
With Rachel Korine, Brian Kotzer, Travis Nicholson, Harmony Korine
Trash Humpers is Harmony Korine’s return to the big screen with a searing attack on the American Dream. The film, a lo-fi production of white-heat intensity, follows a small gang of elderly peeping toms who go on the rampage. Korine calls it, “a new type of horror; palpable and raw.”
Official Selection: Miami Int. Film Festival
SXSW Festival, Toronto Film Festival“RIVITING BEYOND ALL RATIONALITY…Pity the festival-going fool who stumbles unawares into Harmony Korine's patently abrasive, deliberately cruddy-looking mock-documentary Trash Humpers. All others - that is, those familiar with Korine's anti-bourgeois oeuvre and know what they're in for - will have a glorious time.”-Variety