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Paper Circus

Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

| $5

Paper Circus

(1 hour, USA/Italy, 2010-2015)

Animated films by Luca Dipierro

Screening with live soundtrack by Father Murphy with Luca Dipierro

Q/A with filmmaker

Monday, April 20 – double screening: 8 PM and 10:30 PM

Spectacle Theater

124 South 3rd Street

Brooklyn, NY

Event page: http://www.spectacletheater.com/paper-circus/

Ticket $ 5

Thursday, April 23 – 7:30 PM

Millennium Film Workshop

Johnson Ave. at Porter Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

Event page: http://millenniumfilm.org/

In Brooklyn, NY there are three one-night only special screenings, showcasing the animated films of Portland based artist Luca Dipierro, with a live soundtrack performed by the filmmaker together with Italian experimental band Father Murphy​, one of the leading bands of what Simon Reynolds (author, Rip It Up And Start Again, Retromania) has termed the “new Italian occult psychedelia.” With their orchestrated flow of sounds, music and foley, the result is a hybrid tapestry that braids elements of songwriting, sound collage and theater.


Described as “a perfect mix between creepy and charming” by the Huffington Post, the films of Luca Dipierro are carnivalesque tales of acrobacy and death, both sorrowful and comical. This startlingly dedicated artist uses a wide variety of mediums for his adventures in cut-out animation: paper, fabric, dirt, wood, thread, hair, paint — and moves his cut-outs on the surfaces of discarded book covers to tell stories of trees growing out of furniture, stranded Columbus-like explorers, puppet funerals, monkeys, prestidigitators, ghosts, and a woman birthing a fish.


Paper Circus trailer: https://vimeo.com/119703998




Apr 20, 2015
8:00 pm


Spectacle Theater
124 South 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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