alibi online
Free Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals
 
 V.15 No.35 | August 31 - September 6, 2006 

Reel World

Drive-In Movie?--This Friday and Saturday night, Sept. 1 and 2, Albuquerque-based filmmaker Rob Kellar (co-director of Collecting Rooftops) will be screening his new film Carjacked at the Guild Cinema in Nob Hill. The screening will take place at 10 p.m. on both nights. Kellar’s feature-length thriller follows the story of a man (Chris Payne) who has been carjacked at gunpoint and forced to do harmful things to himself and others in order to save his own life. Carjacked was shot on 16mm color film for a penny-pinching $20,000. Kellar will be on hand both nights to discuss his experiences shooting low-budget films here in New Mexico. Tickets are $7 at the Guild Cinema (3405 Central NE).

Accentuate the Negativ--Also this weekend, the Guild Cinema will play host to Mark Hosler, founding member of the infamous Bay Area “found sound” band Negativland. Hostler will be in Albuquerque on Sunday, Sept. 3., at 8 p.m. for a 90-minute film/lecture presentation. Adventures in Illegal Art: Creative Media Resistance and Negativland is a series of short videos made by Negativland in collaboration with various experimental filmmakers. Hosler will show these films in a video-formatted lecture that illustrates the many creative projects, hoaxes, pranks and “culture jamming” that Negativland has been a part of since 1980. The presentation covers issues of media literacy, creative and humorous anticorporate art/activism, the role of advertising and corporate power in our lives, intellectual property issues and the evolution of art, law and resistance in a media-saturated multinational world. Even if you've never heard of Negativland, if you’ve got any interest in these culturally relevant issues, you'll find this show enlightening. None of the short films shown will ever be seen on MTV and much of it is visually in the same legal gray area that Negativland has explored for the last 26 years. Tickets are a mere $7.

The Stink of Cheese--Local filmmaker/writer Scott Phillips (director of The Stink of Flesh/author of Friday the 13th: Church of the Divine Psychopath) has just published his new book, Unsafe on Any Screen, a collection of movie reviews covering some of the oddest, most insane films ever produced. If you’re a fan of cheesy, sleazy cinema, this book is the tome for you. In addition to being a filmmaker, Phillips used to own a video store here in Albuquerque. Many of the cult film reviews featured in Unsafe on Any Screen were originally published in Phillips’ late, great Alibi column “Videodrome.” The book is available locally at Burning Paradise Video and Page One Too. You can also order a copy online at amazon.com or on Phillips’ own personal slice of cyberspace, www.exhilarateddespair.com.

 

Today's Events

Indie Q at the KiMo at KiMo Theatre

Join in for a free screening of locally made films.

Dance Film: Cuban Fury at National Hispanic Cultural Center

Tomorrow's Events

Movies on the Mesa at Mesa Del Sol

More Recommented Events ››
Join our mailing list for exclusive info, the week's events and free stuff!
 

  • Select sidebar boxes to add below. You can also click and drag to rearrange the boxes; close using the little X icons on each box. To re-add a box you closed, return to this menu.
  • Because you are not logged in, any changes you make to these boxes will vanish as soon as you click to another page. If you log in, the boxes will stick.
  • alibi.com
  • Latest Posts
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Rocksquawk Discussions
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Latest User Posts
  • Most Active Users
  • Most Active Stories
  • Calendar Comments
  • Upcoming Alibi Picks
  • Albuquerque
  • Duke City Fix
  • Albuquerque Beer Scene
  • What's Wrong With This Picture?
  • Reddit Albuquerque
  • ABQ Journal Metro
  • ABQrising
  • ABQ Journal Latest News
  • Del.icio.us Albuquerque
  • NM and the West
  • New Mexico FBIHOP
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • Only in New Mexico
  • Mario Burgos
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • High Country News
  • El Grito
  • NM Politics with Joe Monahan
  • Stephen W. Terrell's Web Log
  • The Net Is Vast and Infinite
  • Slashdot
  • Freedom to Tinker
  • Is there a feed that should be on this list? Tell us about it.
    Animales Animados
    Animales Animados9.7.2014