Finders Keepers
$15 at the door

Saturday Aug 15, 2015
8:00PMDoors Open
8:30PMLive Music by Coyote & Crow
9:00PMFilm Begins
10:30PMQ&A with filmmakers Bryan Carberry & Clay Tweel
11:00PMAfter Party sponsored by New Amsterdam Vodka
FOR THIS SHOW WE WILL BE SCREENING THE SAME FILMS ON TWO ROOFTOPS SIMULTANEOUSLY. SOUTH ROOF WILL BE FILLED FIRST, THEN THE NORTH ROOF.

PARTIES MUST ARRIVE TOGETHER TO ENSURE SEATING IN THE SAME AREA. SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

NO REFUNDS. IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, SHOW WILL GO ON INDOORS IN THE SAME LOCATION. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED.

VENUE
Industry City
((North Roof & South Roof))
Sunset Park
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11232
D, N, R to 36 St

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This Show Presented in Partnership With
Industry City
New Amsterdam
Vimeo
The Orchard
Ommegang
Bruce Cost
Pivot

A man finds a dismembered foot in an auctioned meat smoker. Then things get strange. Courtesy of The Orchard.


THE FILMS

Finders Keepers (Bryan Carberry, Clay Tweel | USA | 82 min.)
At first glance, Finders Keepers could be considered a slim slice of cornpone. Yes, it is a classic, weird-ass freak show about two men locked in a pitched battle over one of their misplaced limbs. But these self-aware rednecks’ tussle becomes a more transcendent look at the nature of modern media through the use of reality TV tropes, the quest for fame and grace, and other elusive themes. Amputee John Wood and entrepreneur Shannon Whisnant are both authentic, immensely quotable Southern characters, who were made for the big and small screen. Whisnant even admits to rehearsing for this moment for his entire life. While it begins as a diverting human-interest story, its impact deepens over time. It’s the film’s meta-to-the-max orientation and surprisingly complex tragicomic characterizations that win the day. Presented in partnership with: The Orchard –P.S.

Finders Keepers opens in theaters September 2015

Spearhunter (Adam Roffman, Luke Poling | USA | 14 min.)
Deep in the wilds of rural Alabama, a spear-hunter proclaims himself the world's greatest and erects a museum dedicated to his own bizarre obsession. In this atmospheric and darkly funny documentary, an offbeat cast of lovers, acolytes, and critics of the megalomaniacal spear-hunter remember his distinctive tactics both for killing and for leaving a legacy.

MUSIC

Coyote & Crow
Coyote & Crow are a married couple from New York's North Country living in Brooklyn. They play a mash up of folk-americana, bluegrass, old time mountain music with a big influence from 60's-70's classic rock'n'roll. Sticking to traditional Jug-Band roots they play homemade and modified instruments. Thomas plays Banjo, Banjote and foot percussion with a homemade suitcase he built into a drum. Jaime plays a homemade Double Banjo Bass/Stand Up BB and homemade suitcase snare. Their songs are inspired by nature, folk tales, love, and life experiences. With a sound that's hard to put a name on, they pour their heart and soul into every note. Call it "Old Time Rock n' Soul.

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