This Week @ Indie Screen – 289 Kent Ave, Brooklyn

This Week, Brooklyn’s IndieScreen brings has an exceptional roster of award wining documentaries and fine feature films.  Newly recognized Academy Award nominated documentaries ‘Searching for Sugar Man‘ and ‘How to Survive a Plague‘ play on multiple dates, as well as Mumford & Sons doc. ‘Big Easy Express‘.  On January 26, IndieScreen will also have a very special (and FREE) presentation of the seminal Fracking documentary ‘Gasland‘.  On January 22, ‘The Mulberry Tree‘ shows the dramatic congruence between incarceration and morality in a powerful, award winning narrative.

IndieScreen is located at 289 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NYC.

Searching for Sugar Man
Dir. Malik Bendjelloul | 86min | Doc | 2012 | UK
Stars: Rodriguez, Steve Segerman and Dennis Coffey
Jan 18, 19, 20, 21, 23 @ 7pm – TICKETS
Jan 22 @ 9pm
Jan 23 @ 7pm
Jan 24 @ 6pm
Nominated for Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards!
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriguez.

How to Survive a Plague
Dir. David France | 120min | Doc | 2012 | US
Writers: David France, Todd Woody Richman
Jan 18, 20, 21, 23 @ 9pm – TICKETS
Jan 19, 22 @ 5pm
Jan 24 @ 10pm
Nominated for Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards!
The story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) — whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

The Mulberry Tree
Dir. Mark Heller | 88min | 2011 | US
Writer: Louis Crugnali (screenplay)
Stars: Louis Crugnali, Daniella Alonso and Lucas Ardagna
Jan 22 @ 7pm – TICKETS
A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island’s state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.

Big Easy Express
Dir. Emmett Malloy | 76min | Doc | Musical | 2012 | US
Stars: Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett and ‘Country’ Winston Marshall
Jan 24 @ 8pm – TICKETS
Folk rock and bluegrass musicians Mumford & Sons, Old Crow Medicine Show and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes travel together by train from San Francisco to New Orleans in the spring of 2011.

Dir. Josh Fox | 107min | Doc | US
Writer: Josh Fox
Stars: Josh Fox, Dick Cheney and Pete Seeger
Jan 26 @ 5pm – FREE
It is happening all across America-rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property…

About IndieScreen
IndieScreen is a 7,500sf. multi-purpose entertainemnt space located on the Southside of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It features a comfortable,high tech digital cinema; a full bar powered by a permanent DJ setup with a solid PA system; and a well equipped kitchen.  IndieScreen has been created for all those New Yorkers seeking out the best in film, music, live entertainment, and cuisine. The space (or part of the space) is available for special events.


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