That’s right, the much-anticipated indieScreen announced it will be soft-launching this Friday, September 3, with a great lineup of films showing from September 1-5 of independent and documentary films (full list after the jump). And lest you need ANOTHER reason not to make the trek into Manhattan, let’s not forget that this cinema will also house a restaurant and full bar.
indieScreen is located at 285 Kent Avenue, on S. 2nd Street
Films showing September 1st to 5th, 2010
77 Boa Drum
Sept 1 at 8PM
89min | Filmed by Jun Kawaguchi
On July 7th, 2007 at 7:07PM, Japanese group Boredoms orchestrated
a performance by 77 drummers at the Empire Fulton Ferry State Park
in Brooklyn, NY.
Jean-Michel Basquiat – The Radiant Child
Sept 3 at 8pm and Sept 5 at 6pm
(Also playing on Sept 8 at 7pm, Sept 12 at 6pm, and Sept 15 at 7pm)
88min | Director Tamra Davis
Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary
and delves into the idea of Basquiat as an iconoclast.
Let It Rain
Sept 3 at 10pm
110min | Director Agnes Jaoui
A feminist with a role on the political scene returns to her family
home in the South of France to help her sister, Florence, to set their
deceased mother’s affairs in order.
Sept 4 at 10pm
(Also playing on Sept 10 at 8pm and Sept 17 at midnight)
110min | Director Paolo Sorrentino
The story of Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti, who has been
elected to Parliament seven times since it was established in 1946
Sept 4 at 8pm
(Also playing on Sept 17 at 8pm and Sept 19 at 7pm)
85min | Director Ben Steinbauer
Jack Rebney is the most famous man you’ve never heard of – after
cursing his way through a Winnebago sales video.
The City of Your Final Destination
Sept 5 at 8pm
(also playing on Sept 9 at 6pm and Sept 11 at 8pm)
114min | Director James Ivory
28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins
a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund.
For film and ticket info please visit www.indieScreen.com