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This weekend and next - Film Series at the ICA

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Post #: 5
The ICA is presenting a film series on Aug 1-2 and 8-9 that complements the Shepard Fairey exhibit. If you need to increase your street cred, come to the ICA to enjoy these films:

THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON
www.icaboston.org

FILM SERIES: SKATERS, SCRATCHERS & ALIENS...

Immerse yourself in the world of Shepard Fairey with a series of films exploring street art, hip-hop, and urban culture.

$9 general admission
$7 members, students, and seniors

**TOUR OF SHEPARD FAIREY'S EXHIBITION AT 3:15 FREE WITH MOVIE TICKET**

BOMB IT
by Jon Reiss (2007)

Saturday, August 1 at 1:30 pm & Sunday, August 2 at 1:30 pm

Take a wild ride into the heart of grafitti culture, where art and ego clash with law and order.
Featuring rare footage from top graffiti writers like Cornbread, Taki 183 and Shepard Fairey,
this film explores the international “bombing” rage from New York, to Tokyo, and all pointss in
between.


THEY LIVE
by John Carpenter (1988)

Saturday, August 1 at 4 pm & Sunday, August 2 at 4 pm

This cult favorite is a mixture of low-budget, sci-fi, drama, and action warning of the perils of
Corporate America, and in part inspired Fairey’s “Obey” campaign.

STOKED: THE RISE AND FALL OF GATOR
by Helen Stickler (2002)

Saturday, August 8 at 1:30 pm & Sunday, August 9 at 1:30 pm

This documentary charts the rise of skateboarding culture in the 80s,using the life of the era’s
most celebrated skater, Mark “Gator” Rogowski, as a focal point. The filmmixes jaw-dropping
skateboarding footage, music, and interviews to re-create the era.

SCRATCH
by Doug Pray (2000)

Saturday, August 8 at 4 pm & Sunday, August 9 at 4 pm

This electrifying music documentary is a tribute tot the art of Djing and underground hip-hop,
featuring DJ Shadow, Mix Master Mike (Beastie Boys), Afrika Bambaataa, Jazzy Jay and others
waxing poetic about beats, breaks, and the infinite possibilities of vinyl.
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