February Movie Night

Posted on January 19, 2011 – 6:03 PM | by beckler
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Our January MidMoMoNi was almost too successful. By that I mean, it had at least double the attendance of the last one, which we weren’t expecting. I think we (particularly Liv) handled it with aplomb, and everybody did get seats, but wow, what a crowd. There were 60-70 people! We had to go out for a beer run mid-show, there was not nearly enough popcorn (I ran out of butter after two batches), the mulled wine sold out almost instantly, and we didn’t have any water or non-alcoholic beverages available. We are still working things out, and next time we will do much better and (I promise) will have some water for your poor parched throats.

What went well was: the attendance, the energy, Doug’s talk and slide show, the conviviality, and the movies were wonderful and now I love Christo and Jean Claude. They were so inspiring, I know for a fact that I wasn’t the only one who got choked up when the artworks were unfurled.

Next month we are showing The Magic Christian (1969), which will kinda bring us back to our trippy concept with which we started MidMoMoNi. It stars Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr, and was written by Terry Southern, who also wrote the screenplay for Barbarella, The Loved One, Easy Rider, and Dr. Strangelove. Also: music by Badfinger!

And I promise we will have our shit more together next time!

MidMoMoNi: Thursday, February 17th
Verge Gallery (625 S st.)
three dollars suggested donation

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    By Matias Bombal on Jan 24, 2011 | Reply

    I have a 16mm film print of that film if you need a back up, and an old torn original poster for it. I had shown it at the Crest Theatre years ago in the late 1980’s. Good luck with your movie nights.
    Matias Bombal

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