StudioNemo friend, Tobin Yelland, contacted us to let us know about the limited one week run starting Friday September 12th – Thursday September 18th at Cinema 21 in Portland. Director Aaron Rose will be on hand Friday and Saturday for a Q&A. It looks like it’s going to be incredible and inspirational. DON’T MISS IT!!!!!
About the film:
BEAUTIFUL LOSERS celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generation
In the early 1990′s a loose-knit group of likeminded outsiders found common ground at a little NYC storefront gallery. Rooted in the DIY (do-it-yourself) subcultures of skateboarding, surf, punk, hip hop & graffiti, they made art that reflected the lifestyles they led. Developing their craft with almost no influence from the “establishment” art world, this group, and the subcultures they sprang from, have now become a movement that has been transforming pop culture.
Starring a selection of artists who are considered leaders within this culture, Beautiful Losers focuses on the telling of personal stories. It speaks to themes of what happens when the outside becomes “in” as it explores the creative ethos connecting these artists and today’s youth.