by Michael
July 25th, 2013

Ushio Shinohara is an artist and painter most famous for his boxing paintings. He and his wife, Noriko, are the subjects of Zachary Heinzerling’s new documentary Cutie and the Boxer, screening this Saturday August 3rd, at Rooftop’s Old American Can Factory.

The film focuses on the relationship between the two partners, and the sacrifices they make for love, and for art. To all the art lovers out there, this is a film you need to see!

After the screening, the couple will participate in a brief Q&A, and Ushio will take the stage to create a live boxing painting masterpiece!

Interested in Ushio’s art? Check out his Website here. Don’t forget to like and follow Cutie and the Boxer on Facebook and Twitter.

For our LA friends, the film will also be screening at Sundances’ “Next Weekend,” for more information click here.


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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.


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