Marcel Dzama Film Premier at MOMA
A Cheap Night Out in NYC!!
Dzama Film Event and Garden Party At MOMA.. Sat, April 22nd @ 7pm, Tickets are only $10
PopRally is a new program of events at MoMA and P.S.1
created for young New Yorkers. PopRally will feature musical
acts, performances, film screenings, receptions, and special
viewings of exhibitions at moderate prices.
The world premiere of Marcel Dzama's The Lotus Eaters and
Sad Ghost, a collaboration with Spike Jonze, Patrick Daughters,
and Michael Wadsworth, will feature live musical accompaniment
arranged by musician/composer David Driver, and a reading by the
actor Josh Hamilton of the classic Tennyson poem The Lotos-Eaters
(1832). Also presented are the Dzama Radio Shorts, a series of film
vignettes dating from 1996. Four acclaimed musician-composers
provide accompaniment for the films:
David Driver, a star of the off-Broadway musical People Are Wrong!
Chris Anderson, a guitarist for the bands Muckafurgason, Moi?
The Last Car
Marty Beller, drummer/percussionist for They Might Be Giants
Jon Spurney, who has performed off Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch
and with David Byrne and John Cale
Josh Hamilton, who will read the Tennyson poem, was nominated for
a Drama Desk award in 2005 for his performance in The New Group's
off-Broadway production of Hurlyburly and has also starred on
Broadway in Proof and in Noah Baumbach's debut film Kicking and
The night will conclude with a garden cocktail reception
with Dzama, Driver and Hamilton