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Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

Film Screening: Who the #$&% is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

Wed, September 16, 2009 • 6:30 PM • Austin Public Library (North Village Branch) 2505 Steck Avenue

Who #$&% is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

(Featuring Scores Composed by Terence Blanchard)

This film is entertaining in many ways. The people in the film cover a pretty broad range, but I think it's safe to say that most of them are quirky. Quirky in a good way, though. The story was interesting as well as the whys and hows that originated the story. Without giving too much away, let's just say that the filmmaker does a good job. The story has the ever-popular David v Goliath, Individual v Large Corporate Mentality, and Common Man v The Elite that pretty much anyone can enjoy.

Knowledge of art and artists isn't necessary, and it isn't necessary for you to know the intricacies of the art world. It's all laid out for you in the film. You don't even have to be interested in art to enjoy the movie; you just have to be interested in watching a good story and letting the real-life personalities lead the way.

 

Presented by:

The Austin Public Library

The University of Texas Performing Arts Center

DiverseArts

 


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