We thought you'd like to know that on Saturday, April 6, The Plastic Club will host a screening and discussion with award-winning, iconoclastic filmmaker Ken Jacobs as part of its monthly Salon series. The event is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 pm, at The Plastic Club, 247 South Camac St. in Center City Philadelphia. It's open to the public, but seating is limited. Admission is $10. See below for details.
Ken Jacobs created and directed the Millennium Film Workshop in New York City [masked]) and in 1969 started the Cinema Department at SUNY Binghamton, where he taught until 2003. He is the recipient of AFI's Maya Deren Award, Guggenheim and Rockefeller fellowships, and many other honors. His work has been admitted to the National Film Registry, included in art and film festivals and museums around the world, and featured in retrospectives at The Museum of Modern Art, The American Center, Paris, and The American Museum of the Moving Image.
"Star Spangled to Death", Jacobs' epic history of the United States, premiered at the 2004 New York Film Festival and won the Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award at the 2004 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.
At the Plastic Club, Ken Jacobs will be showing and discussing:
CAPITALISM: SLAVERY (2007, 3 1/2 minutes)
CAPITALISM: CHILD LABOR (2007, 15 minutes)
ANOTHER OCCUPATION (2011, 15 minutes)
SEEKING THE MONKEY KING (2011, 39 minutes)
WARNING: Some material may not be suitable for those with epilepsy or seizure disorders.
This event costs $10.00. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To reserve a place(s) and for payment information e-mail the Plastic Club at [masked]