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Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell – this weekend @ IFC… with Jens Lekman?

Arthur Russell

A movie w/ special guests @ the IFC Center in NYC this weekend…

WILD COMBINATION: A PORTRAIT OF ARTHUR RUSSELL

Showtimes for Fri Sep 26 – Tue Sep 30:
1:00, 2:40, 4:25, 6:25, 8:25, 10:05pm, plus Fri-Sat: 11:45pm
Filmmakers in person Fri-Sat at 6:25, 8:25, 10:05; Sun at 6:25, 8:25!

In person appearances this weekend:
Friday 6:25pm: Filmmakers Kyle Martin and Tom Lee, musicians Ernie Brooks (The Modern Lovers) and Steven Hall
Friday 8:25 and 10:05pm: Kyle Martin, Tom Lee, Steven Hall
Saturday 6:25pm: Director Matt Wolf, musician Peter Zummo
Saturday 8:25pm and 10:05pm: Matt Wolf, Ernie Brooks, Peter Zummo
Sunday 6:25pm and 8:25pm: Matt Wolf, singer-songwriter Jens Lekman

In New York’s vibrant music scene of the 70s and 80s, Arthur Russell bridged the gap between the artistic vanguard and dancefloor hits, The Kitchen and Studio 54. A seminal avant-garde composer, singer-songwriter, cellist and disco producer, he was on the cusp of popular success before his untimely death from AIDS in 1992. As a new generation discovers his music, this kaleidoscopic, inventive documentary combines rare archival footage and interviews with family, friends and colleagues — including Philip Glass and Allen Ginsberg, a lifelong mentor and collaborator — to tell the story of a groundbreaking artist.

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NR, USA, 2008, 72 minutes.

A film by Matt Wolf

Does Jens live in NYC now? I thought I walked by him once near McCarren Park this summer.

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