Jacqueline (Argentine)
Feature Film Program

Friday May 27, 2016
8:00PMDoors Open
8:30PMLive Music by Charlie Smarts
9:00PMFilm Begins
10:30PMQ & A with cast, crew, and filmmaker Bernardo Britto
11:00PMAfter-party sponsored by Stella Artois
No refunds. In the event of rain this show will be rescheduled. Seating is first come, first served. No outside alcohol is permitted.

VENUE
The Old American Can Factory
Roof and Courtyard
Gowanus
232 Third St. at 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215
F/G to Carroll St. or R to Union

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A young French woman hires a man to document her self-imposed political asylum in Argentina after supposedly leaking highly confidential government information.


THE FILMS

Jacqueline (Argentine) (Bernardo Britto | USA | 87 min.)
A young attractive French woman enlists a filmmaker to document her self-imposed political asylum in Argentina. She has supposedly leaked highly confidential government secrets detailing a planned assassination to the media and is awaiting the eventual fall out. As soon as the filmmaker and his two interns arrive at the remote holistic center where she is hiding though, he begins to wonder if there’s any truth to her story at all. Nothing she says makes total sense and he can’t help feeling like he was duped into traveling to the middle of nowhere just to document a goofy girl rambling on and on about a government conspiracy that no one seems to care about. But still he continues on—filming all the strange occurrences around him, desperately hoping he’ll somehow end up with a worthwhile film.

MUSIC

Charlie Smarts
Charlie Smarts is an MC and a member of the hip-hop collective Kooley High.

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