ANYONE WHO DRESSES THAT NICELY CAN'T BE VERY INTERESTING
so a movie based on two graffiti writers called "Quality Of Life" is coming to nyc. it's a small indie production, but the reviews and reception have been pretty solid. the director is apparently interested in sparking "a real dialogue about the role of graffiti in society and a serious questioning of the results of the criminalization of the art..." according to Josh MacPhee. however, the limited release of this film is heavily dependent on ticket sales, so the director is asking people to please pony up ahead of time and help him secure further screenings.
PLEASE HELP QUALITY OF LIFE GET A WIDER RELEASE!
As you know, we are self-distributing Quality of Life in limited theaters before we release the dvd this summer. We played in SF for 6 strong weeks and are now set to embark upon our national release, including New York City April 6-12.
A strong showing in NYC will open doors for future screenings. At this point, the theater in New York has us booked for one week, one screening a day. We have proven that there is a strong and hungry audience for this film. However, since we are self-distributing and do not bring ad dollars to the table, the theater owners remain unconvinced. Which is where you come in.
The NYC theater has agreed to schedule more screenings if and only if we are able to sell a few tix. (Unlike a traditional booking which gets held over based on actual Box Office performance, calendar houses like this must book months in advance.) Please buy your tix today and help give us an opportunity to prove the film has legs.
If you live in or plan to be in NYC, please buy your tix today. If you are not in NYC, please forward this e-mail to anyone who is.
Thanks for your ongoing and unwavering support of this project. We would not be here without you.
See you at the movies!
Director, Quality of Life
see the trailer here, buy your tickets here.
so there was a request for something from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs new album. I've only heard a handful of tracks so far, and must admit i haven't been blown away really. . . but this one is my favorite one so far. a bit more low-key than the rest, it has a rolling playfulness that makes it really comfortable. it conjures up that moment when everything is just right. and that's hard to do.
• The Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Let Me Know
look ma! i got myspaced!
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