Tuesday, January 20, 2015

RE TAKING of PELHAM 1 2 3 (x3) at The Picture Show Sat Jan 24

The Re- Taking of Pelham 1,2,3 (x3)

  FILM(S) AND LIVE MUSIC  with Mark Street, Bradford Reed and Geoff Gersh

Saturday January 24  7pm

The Picture Show 226 Green Street | Brooklyn, NY

6 $/ 60 m TRT

In this live performance three slightly altered versions of the same film (made in 1974, 1998 and 2009) will be projected side by side.  Sound will be mixed from each of the three works with live musical improvisation by Bradford Reed and Geoff Gersh.

Narrative slippages, abstract fugues and time-travel counterpoints collide and mingle in this fractious and riotous remake of a remake of a remake of a book adaptation.  NYC manages to both evolve and stay the same over the course of 35 years.

Projection and Concept:  Mark Street
Pencilina: Bradford Reed
Guitar: Geoff Gersh

Mark Street is an experimental filmmaker who works in the tradition of urban street photography, just like his name suggests.  He has made films in Dakar, Senegal; Hanoi, Vietnam, Montevideo, Uruguay and New York City


Bradford Reed is a Brooklyn based composer, performer and producer who fights and tames the idiosyncrasies of the pencilina, an original instrument of his own design.


Geoff Gersh is a guitarist/composer who works with filmmakers, choreographers and other visual artists. He performs monthly at the Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg accompanying silent films.

The Picture Show
Is a micro-cinema in Greenpoint, Brooklyn,
screening works once a month.

We are dedicated to experimental film, video art, and visionary features. We believe in the cross section of cinema and experimental media being fostered under one roof. We believe in word of mouth and community-based screenings, guest curations, performances, and ongoing open call submissions for artists.

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