Posted by: mel | July 14, 2009

Screening of “The Blind Pig Who Wants To Fly”

From hilary@rooftopfilms.com

SATURDAY JULY 17TH
Rooftop Films and the  International Film Festival of Rotterdam present:

The Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly (Edwin | Indonesia | 77 min.)  http://www.babibuta.com/the_film.html

A stunningly strange series of interweaving sketches that include a Stevie Wonder-singing dentist, a woman who eats firecrackers, and a pig, all investigations of alienation, politics, love and lust.

*US Premiere*

*Winner of the FIPRESCI Award for best film at IFFR 2009*

Venue: On the roof of the Old American Can Factory
Address: 232 3rd St. @ 3rd Ave. (Gowanus/ Park Slope, Brooklyn)
Directions: F/G to Carroll St. or M/R to Union Ave.
Rain: In the event of rain the show will be held indoors at the same location
8:00PM: Doors open
8:30PM: Sound Fix Records presents live music by Kelli Rudick
9:00PM: Film
10:30PM: Filmmaker Q & A
11:00PM–12:30AM: Reception in courtyard including free sangria courtesy of Carlo Rossi sangria
Tickets: $9-$25 at the door or online at http://newyork.going.com/event-618870;Rooftop_Films_IFFR_Blind_Pig_Who_Wants_to_Fly#

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