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To request a screening, please email: americanartifact@freakfilms.com.

DECEMBER, 2017:
(none scheduled)
NOVEMBER, 2017:
(none scheduled)

OCTOBER, 2017:
ATHENS, GREECE: 10/17-12/17
Gimme Shelter Film Festival
Live Music Space
Athens
GREECE
ph 306231077-79
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be screening in Athens, Greece as part of the uber-cool Gimme Shelter Film Festival. Please check their website for details (coming soon) ( http://www.gagarin205.gr/ )


SEPTEMBER, 2017:
(none scheduled)
AUGUST, 2017:
(none scheduled)
JULY, 2017:
JUNE, 2017:
(none scheduled)
MAY, 2017:
(none scheduled)
APRIL, 2017:
MARCH, 2017:
(none scheduled)
FEBRUARY, 2017:
(none scheduled)
JANUARY, 2017:
DECEMBER, 2016:
(none scheduled)
NOVEMBER, 2016:
(none scheduled)
OCTOBER, 2016:

SEPTEMBER, 2016:
LAMAR UNIVERSITY, TEXAS: Thursday, 9.22 time TBD
Lamar University
4401 South ML King.
Beaumont, TX


American Artifact will be screening at Lamar University in Texas! Please see their Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/LamarUniversity ) for screening time and more details.



JUNE, 2016:
MILLS HARDWARE THEATER, ONTARIO CANADA: 5/23-10/12
Mills Theater
95 King St East
Hamilton, ON
CANADA
ph (905)777-1223
tickets: free

American Artifact is coming back to Canada! The film will be playing alongside a special poster / art show. One screening only, please see their Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/millshardware/ ) for screening time and more details.


JANUARY, 2015:
(none scheduled)
JANUARY, 2014:
(none scheduled)
FEBRUARY, 2014:
(none scheduled)
MARCH, 2014:
(none scheduled)
APRIL, 2014:
(none scheduled)

MAY, 2014:
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF POPULAR MUSIC, NORWAY: 5/23-10/12
ROCKHEIM
Museene i Sor-Trondelag
Brattorkaia 14
7010 Trondheim
tickets: Included with price of admission

American Artifact is coming to Norway! The film will be playing in conjunction with the "Far Out! Psychedelic Art in the US and UK posters 1966-1970" exhibition. American Artifact will have two special screenings. Please check http://www.rockheim.no/far-out-english/ for screening times and more details.


JUNE, 2014:
(none scheduled)

JULY, 2014:
L L'Ďil OUVERT
MIRON
74 rue Franois
MIRON 75004 Paris
tickets: Free

American Artifact will is playing in Paris! Come check out the show, and a lovely collection of posters by the talented Chuck Sperry. For screening times and more info, go to: http://www.loeilouvert.com


AUGUST, 2014:
(none scheduled)
SEPTEMBER, 2014:
(none scheduled)

OCTOBER, 2014:
BESCANON, FRANCE, Friday, Oct. 31st, time TBD
CinŽma Victor Hugo
6 Rue Gambetta
25000 Besanon
03 81 82 09 44
tickets: TBD

Get ready for the return of France's premiere rock poster art festival, Papiers RaclŽs! American Artifact will be screening as part of this annual event, along with a fantastic rock poster show, concerts, workshops, and more! More info at http://papiersracles.org


NOVEMBER, 2014:
(none scheduled)

DECEMBER, 2014:
(none scheduled)

JANUARY, 2013:
(none scheduled)
FEBRUARY, 2013:
(none scheduled)
MARCH, 2013:
(none scheduled)
APRIL, 2013:
(none scheduled)

MAY, 2013:
"DESIGN ONSCREEN PRESENTS", NEW ZEALAND: 5/10-6/7 (times below)
American Artifact will be having a series of screenings in NZ this summer!: Three days in Aukland (5/10/13 at 12:15p, 5/15 at 6:45p, and 5/18 at 1:15p), two days in Wellington (5/27 at 7:15p and 6/20 at 7:15p), and one day in Dunedin (6/7 at 3:15p) See https://www.facebook.com/events/452423728168698/ for more info and tickets!

JUNE, 2013:
(New Zealand screenings - see above!)

JULY, 2013:
(none scheduled)

AUGUST, 2013:
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Sar, Aug. 3rd, time TBD
The Guild Cinema
3405 Central Ave. NM
Albuquerque, NM 87106 (directions)
tickets: $8

American Artifact will be screening at the Guild Cinema! More info here: http://www.guildcinema.com, or here http://newmexico.aiga.org/events/.


SEPTEMBER, 2013:
THE DENVER FILM SOCIETY, COLORADO: Thurs., Sept. 19th, 7p
SIE FILMCENTER
2510 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206 (directions)
ph.303.595.3456
tickets: TBD

American Artifact is playing in Denver in September! There will also be a post-screening Q&A with rock poster collectors David Tippett and Paul Harbaugh, plus reception and poster exhibition at the Sie FilmCenter and Denver Art Gallery! For tickets and more info go to: http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx?id=25772


OCTOBER, 2013:
(none scheduled)
NOVEMBER, 2013:
(none scheduled)
DECEMBER, 2013:
(none scheduled)
JANUARY, 2012:
(none scheduled)
FEBRUARY, 2012:
(none scheduled)
MARCH, 2012:
(none scheduled)

APRIL, 2012:
BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS, NY: Fri, April 27th, 7p
(director appearance and art show)

BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
200 Hurd Road
Bethel, NY 12720 (directions)
ph. 866.781.2922
tickets: TBD

The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (located approximately 90 minutes from New York City at the site of the original 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY) will hold a special screening American Artifact as part of a their poster event in April! Director Merle Becker will be present to intro the film and do a Q&A afterwards. Plan to spend the day! Check out the poster event and the sixties / Woodstock museum during the day ( http://bethelwoodscenter.org/museum.aspx ) and stay for the American Artifact film in the evening. More info at: http://bethelwoodscenter.org/bwevents/events.aspx


MAY, 2012:
SKIF FESTIVAL, RUSSIA, NY: Sun, May 20th, TBD
SKIF FESTIVAL, ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Please see http://kuryokhin.net/en/skif/about.html for directions and info.
tickets: TBD

SKIF, Sergey Kuryokhin International Festival, is an international festival of modern music and arts, taking place each year since 1998 in St.Petersburg, Russia. This year, they have chosen to screen American Artifact for it's Russian premiere! The film we be presented in English with Russian subtitles.


JUNE, 2012:
(none scheduled)

JULY, 2012:
PHOENIX, AZ: Mon., July 30th, 7:30p
FILM BAR
815 N. 2nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85003 (directions)
ph. 602-595-9187
tickets: $5

American Artifact comes to Phoenix, Arizona! Join AIGA Arizona for Monday Movie Night at FilmBar. Come down and beat the heat! More info at: http://arizona.aiga.org/events/2012/07/80926997.


AUGUST, 2012:
(none scheduled)

SEPTEMBER, 2012:
SEATTLE, WA: Sat., Sept. 22nd, 9p

SEATTLE DESIGN FESTIVAL
SIFF Film Center
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, WA 98109
(directions)
ph. 206.448.4938 x210
tickets: TBD

American Artifact closes out the Saturday night program for the Seattle Design Festival! Come for a whole day of cool movies, poster shows and lectures about design, or just stop by for American Artifact in the evening. For more info go to: http://seattledesignfestival.org.


OCTOBER, 2012:
(none scheduled)

NOVEMBER, 2012:
VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA: Thurs., Nov 1st, 6:30p
Courthouse Arts
60 Little Malop St
Geelong VIC 3220
Australia
(directions)
ph. (03) 5224 2815
tickets: TBD

American Artifact goes down under! Catch the film in one of Victoria's coolest art spaces / theaters, Courthouse ARTS. For more info and tickets, go to: http://www.courthouse.org.au/.


BESANCON, FRANCE: Mon., Nov 14th, TBD
UNIVERSITY OF BESANCON
30-32 rue MŽgevand 25030 Besanon Cedex
France
(directions)
ph. 03 81 53 61 96
tickets: TBD

American Artifact comes to France! The film will be presented in English with French subtitles. For more info go to : https://www.facebook.com/leclubdegym , or https://www.facebook.com/Supersenor/a> , http://www.supersenor.fr/ , or call the above number!


DECEMBER, 2012:
(none scheduled)

JANUARY, 2011:
ONE EYED JACKS, NEW ORLEANS, LA: F Jan 28th, 8p
ONE EYED JACKS
615 Toulouse St
New Orleans, LA 70130 (directions)
ph. 504.569.8361
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be screening at the notorious One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, with special art show featuring the work of Lindsey Kuhn. Music by Vomit Spots and The Indian Givers! Don't miss it! www.oneeyedjacks.net for more info.


APRIL, 2011:
THE BLUESTONE, COLUMBUS, OH: Th April 7th, 6p
THE BLUESTONE
583 Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215 (directions)
tickets: TBD

American Artifact comes to Columbus! Movie screening, art show and Q&A with poster artist Mike Martin and Director Merle Becker! For more info see: http://www.liveatthebluestone.com/.


LIVE WIRE MUSIC HALL, SAVANNAH GA: Sat April 16th, 3p
THE LIVE WIRE MUSIC HALL
307 West River St.
Savannah, GA 31401 (directions)
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be screening in Savannah, GA at the Live Wire Music Hall! Rock! More info at: http://www.attendbandwagon.com


MAY, 2011:
SAN ANTONIO, TX: Tues, May 31st, 8p
Blue Star Brewing Co.
1414 S Alamo St Suite 105
San Antonio, TX 78204 (directions)
(210) 212-5506
tickets: TBD

AIGA San Antonio sponsors a night of great brews and great art! Check out American Artifact at 8pm.


JUNE, 2011:
WESLACO, TX: Sat, June 18, 2p
Weslaco Museum
500 S. Texas Blvd.
Weslaco, TX, 78596 (directions)
(956) 968-9142
tickets: TBD

Join us for an exhibit featuring work from the Society of Illustrators, and two screenings of American Artifact! See http://www.weslacomuseum.org/ for more info.


JULY 2011:
No screenings scheduled.
AUGUST 2011:
No screenings scheduled.
SEPTEMBER 2011:
No screenings scheduled.
OCTOBER 2011:
No screenings scheduled.
NOVEMBER 2011:
No screenings scheduled.
DECEMBER 2011:
No screenings scheduled.

JANUARY, 2010:
SPACE GALLERY, ME: Th Jan 7th, 7:30p
SPACE Gallery
538 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 (directions)
ph. 207.828.5600
tickets: $7, $5 for SPACE members

American Artifact will be screening at SPACE Gallery, and will be accompanied by an art exhibit of local artists and a display of the complete American Artifact movie poster collection. Please see: http://www.space538.org for more info.


PORTLAND PREMIERE: CLINTON STREET THEATER: Jan 22nd - Jan 27th
(check theater website for showtimes)

The Clinton Street Theater
2522 SE Clinton St.
Portland, OR 97202 (directions)
ph 503.238.8899 / 503.238.5588
tickets: $6 public / $5 students / $4 seniors

American Artifact will be screening all week at the Clinton Street Theater. Please see: http://www.clintonsttheater.com for showtimes.


ACME SCREENING ROOM, NJ: Fri, Sat Jan 22nd / 23rd 7p & 9:15p both nights
(artist / director appearances and art show on both days)

ACME Screening Room
25 S. Union St
Lambertville, NJ 08530 (directions)
ph 609.397.0275
tickets available here:
1/22/10 7p ($10 film / director Merle Becker appearance)
1/22/10 9:15p ($7 film only)
1/23/10 7p ($10 film / director Merle Becker & artists Tara McPherson & Bonnie MacLean appearances)
1/23/10 9:15p ($7 film only)

American Artifact will be having it's New Jersey Premiere at the ACME Screening Room on Friday, Jan 22nd, and Saturday Jan 23rd. There will be an art show at ACME in conjunction with the premiere, featuring the American Artifact Movie posters and work by famed '60s Fillmore artist Bonnie MacLean. Director Merle Becker and artists Tara McPherson and Bonnie MacLean will be doing Q&A after the screening (23rd, 7p screening). Please see: http://www.nickelodeonnights.org for more info.

CHICAGO PREMIERE: GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER, IL: Jan 29th - Feb 4th
(director appearance on Fri. the 29th, artist / director appearances on Sat Jan 30th, 8pm)

Gene Siskel Film Center
164 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60601 (directions)
ph 312.846.2800
tickets: $10 public / $7 students / $5 members

American Artifact will be screening as part of the Gene Siskel "Stranger Than Fiction" film series. On Saturday January 30th at 8p, there will be a Q&A Panel after the movie with director Merle Becker, and poster artists Jay Ryan, Mat Daly, Steve Walters, and Jim Pollock. Please see: http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/americanartifact for more info and additional screening times.

FEBRURARY, 2010:
AUSTIN PREMIERE: ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE LAKE CREEK, TX: Fri Feb 5th, 7:30p / 10:30p
(10:30p show just added!)

(artist / director appearances)

Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek
13279 Research Blvd.
Austin, TX 78750 (directions)
ph 512.219.8135
tickets: $7

American Artifact will be screening at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX on Friday, Feb 5th, at 7:30p. The event will feature a Q&A panel with director Merle Becker and artists Jay Ryan (www.thebirdmachine), Geoff Peveto (www.thedecoderring.com) and Rob Jones (www.animalrummy.com).

There will also be an art show at 7:30p, featuring the work of local rock poster artists including:
Billy Perkins (http://www.cultofpenhead.com/)
Clint Wilson (http://clintprints.wordpress.com/)
Billy Bishop (http://www.obsolete-inc.com/)
Mexican Chocolate (http://www.mexicanchocolatedesign.com/)
Jaime Cervantes (http://postercabaret.com/jaimecervantes.aspx)
Mig Kokinda (http://www.migkokinda.com)

And, there's going to be a live screen printing trailer at 7:30p by Billy Bishop. The first 100 people in the door get a free poster! So, c'mon down!
For more info, see: http://www.drafthouse.com/lakecreek


BOSTON PREMIERE: THE BORDY THEATER, MA: Tue Feb 23rd, 6:30p
(artist / director appearances)

Emerson College
Bordy Theater
216 Tremont St., 1st Floor
Boston, MA 02116 (directions)
ph 781.395.1327
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be screening at Emerson College's Bordy Theater on Tuesday, Feb 23rd. The screening will be accompanied by refreshments, an art show, and Q&A with Director Merle Becker, and Boston artist Clif Stoltze ( http://www.stoltze.com/portfolio/posters/index.html ). Please see: http://boston.aiga.org/events/upcoming-events for more info.


MARCH, 2010:
ARIZONA PREMIERE: ASU NEEB HALL, AZ: Fri March 12th, 7p
Arizona State University
Neeb Hall
920 S Forest Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287 (directions)
ph 480.727.7013
tickets: $8 public / $5 AIGA members

American Artifact will have a special screening at Arizona State's Neeb Hall, as part of AIGA's 2010 special event calendar. Please see: http://arizona.aiga.org/events for more info.


HOUSTON PREMIERE: HEIGHTS THEATER, TX: Thu March 18th, 6p/7p
Heights Theater
339 West 19th St.
Houston, TX 77008 (directions)
ph 713.861.6070
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be having it's Houston Premiere at the Heights Theater. Arrive at 6p for a party / social, movie starts at 7p. Please see: http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/event-detail?eid=33803942 for more info.


DVD RELEASE PARTY: THE WHEREHOUSE, NY: Sat March 27th, 6p (movie at 7:30p)(director appearance)
The Wherehouse
119 Liberty Street
Newburgh, NY 12550 (directions)
ph 845.561.7240
tickets: free

"American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art", the documentary about the history and subculture of rock poster art in America, will finally be released on DVD on Saturday, March 27th, 2010.

The double DVD will feature the movie, close to two hours of extras and deleted scenes, and director's commentary.

The American Artifact DVD will be available for $25 USD at select venues across the USA, Amazon.com, and through the movie's website: www.AmericanArtifactMovie.com . International shipping will be available.

The event will be marked by a DVD release party at the poster-adorned restaurant, The Wherehouse in Newburgh NY, and will include a free movie screening and meet-and-greet with director Merle Becker (7:30p), a Hatch Show Print poster show, as well as music by The Rhodes (6p) ( http://www.myspace.com/therhodesmusic ). Admission is free, and seating is limited (first come, first serve).


APRIL 2010:
SONOMA INTL. FILM FESTIVAL, CA: Sun April 18th 6:30p
Sonoma 13th Annual International Film Festvial
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
551 Broadway
Sonoma, CA 95476 (directions)
ph 707.933.2600
tickets: TBD

American Artifact to play closing night of the Sonoma International Film Fest! Please see http://www.sonomafilmfest.org for more info.


ALAMO RITZ, AUSTIN, TX: Wed April 28th, 7p
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Ritz)
320 E 6th Street
Austin, TX 78701 (directions)
ph 512.476.1320
tickets: TBD

American Artifact returns to Austin for a one night screening at the Alamo Ritz! More details at: http://www.aigaaustin.org/events/2010/04/detail/1262

MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION, NYC: Thurs April 29th, 6:30p
(director appearance)
128 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065 (directions)
ph 212.838.2560
tickets: TBD

American Artifact returns to NYC for a one night screening at the Museum of American Illustration! More info at: http://societyillustrators.org/Events-and-Programs/Films/2010/American-Artifact/American-Artifact.aspx

MAY 2010:
THE SHADOWBOX, ROANOKE VA: Thurs May 13th, 8p
The Shadowbox
22 Kirk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24004 (directions)
tickets: $5

Virginia gets it's premiere of American Artifact at the spankin' new, ultra-cool, Shadowbox Theater, opening March 27th, 2010! More info here: http://www.theshadowboxcinema.com


THE GUILD CINEMA, ALBURQUERQUE, NM: May 24th-27th
The Guild Cinema
3405 Central Ave. NM
Albuquerque, NM 87106 (directions)
tickets: $8

American Artifact is playing The Guild! More info here: http://www.guildcinema.com


JUNE, 2010:
TRAVERSE CITY, MI: Sat June 19th, 7:30p & 9:30p
(artist / director appearances)
Inside Out Gallery
229 Garland Street
Traverse City, MI 49684 (directions)
ph 231.929.3254
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be screening at the Inside Out Gallery in Traverse City, with appearances by director Merle Becker and artist Mark Arminski. There will also be an art show featuring the work of Mark Arminski ( http://www.arminski.com ), which is opening on the 18th at 6p. See www.insideoutgallery.com for more info.


TOLEDO, OH: Fri June 25th, 8p
Toledo Museum of Art
2445 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH 43620 (directions)
ph 419.255.8000
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be having a special screening at the Toledo Museum of Art. See http://www.toledomuseum.org/calendar for more info.


JULY, 2010:
ACME SCREENING ROOM, NJ: Fri, July 23rd 6p
(director Merle Becker and WEEN drummer Claude Coleman Q&A afterwards)

ACME Screening Room
25 S. Union St
Lambertville, NJ 08530 (directions)
ph 609.397.0275
tickets: $10 advance / $15 at door (advance tickets available here ).

American Artifact returns to the ACME screening room in NJ for the "Artist Visions Film Festival" on July 23rd, 2010. The evening will include a special WEEN Poster Show (3-7p) and Q&A with director Merle Becker and WEEN drummer Claude Coleman after the movie at 6p. This is an event not to be missed! If you missed the last sold out ACME screenings, the highlight video can be seen here: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=268097563159

The screening / festival is going to be marked with a special, limited edition silkscreen poster created by Fillmore poster art legend, Bonnie MacClean, and printed by San Francisco master printers, Chuck Sperry and Ron Donovan.

Advance tickets to the screening (suggested), and the poster can be purchased at: http://www.lambertvillelibrary.org/friends/NN/artist/index.php . All proceeds will benefit the ACME screening room.

Come join us for this very special evening, and get up close and personal with Merle, Claude from WEEN, and the movie that celebrates the artists responsible for many of their posters, American Artifact!


AUGUST, 2010:
SHOOT ME FEST: Fri, Aug 20th 11p / 23hr
SHOOT ME FEST
The Hague, Grote Market, Netherlands
tickets: TBD

American Artifact screens at the Shoot Me festival in the Netherlands! See http://www.shoot-me.nl for more details!


AMARILLO MUSEUM OF ART: Sun, Aug 29th, 2p
2200 S Van Buren St.
Amarillo, TX, 79109 (directions)
tickets: TBD

American Artifact is playing at the Amarillo Museum of Art, in conjunction with their exhibit, "Rock On!" More info at: http://www.amarilloart.org .


SEPTEMBER, 2010:
(none scheduled)
OCTOBER, 2010:
ROCKAHOLICS FEST, ZURCH, SWITZERLAND: Sat, Oct 2nd, time TBD
Villa Rosenmatt
Wadenswil
Zurich, Switzerland (directions)
tickets: TBD

American Artifact is playing at the Rockaholics II fest in Zurich! More info at: http://www.roeckaholics.com .


ALESHIRE THEATER, ND: Wed Oct 6th, 7:30p
(director appearance)

Aleshire Theatre
Hartnett Hall, Minot State
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707 (directions)
ph 701.858.3000
tickets: TBD

American Artifact will be screening at the Aleshire theater in October, with Q&A with director Merle Becker afterwards, as well as appearances by poster artists, Sonnenzimmer and Little Frie More info at: http://msunotstock.blogspot.com.


AUGUST HOME THEATER, IOWA: Tues Oct 26th, 7p
August Home Theater
2143 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50312 (directions)
ph 515.226.0428
tickets: $10 adult, $5 student, AIGA members Free
Advance tickets can be purchased here.

American Artifact will be screening in Des Moines in October! For more information and advance tickets, go to: http://iowa.aiga.org/designmonth/26.html.


NOVEMBER, 2010:
(none scheduled)

DECEMBER, 2010:
(none scheduled)

JUNE, 2009:
WORLD PREMIERE: June 20th, 5pm, 7pm (additional show added)
Red Vic Movie House
1727 Haight Street, between Cole and Shrader
San Francisco, CA, 94117 (directions)
tickets: $8 (now only available at the door)
(Public Parking is available at Stanyan / Frederick St.)

The premiere screening of "American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art" will take place at the historic Red Vic Movie House in San Francisco, on Saturday, June 20th, at 5pm and 7pm. Poster artists, as well as the director, will be in attendance. Seating is limited. Please arrive early, as all advance / reserved seats are sold out, and only a limited number of tickets at the door are available.

Confirmed special guests for the 7pm screening include Chuck Sperry and Ron Donovan from Firehouse, Justin Hampton , and Winston Smith. Confirmed special guests for the 5pm screening include Dennis Loren, Paul Imagine, Scrojo , and author and gallery owner Dennis King.


CREST THEATER, SACRAMENTO, CA: June 23rd, 8pm
1013 K Street
Sacramento, CA, 95814 (directions)
tickets: $10

Movie screening and rock poster art show, featuring Sacramento rock poster artist Paul Imagine, as well as Q & A with poster artists / the director. Special Guests include Ron Donovan and Chuck Sperry from Firehouse, Chris Shaw, Dennis Loren, John Seabury, and Scrojo . Tickets available at the door, but advance tickets are suggested. See: www.thecrest.com for more details.


JULY, 2009:
RITZ THEATER, NEWBURGH, NY: July 10th, 7:30p
111 Broadway
Newburgh, NY, 12550 (directions)
tickets: $15 (advance tickets sold out - only available at door)


Movie screening, screen printing kit giveaways, Q & A with the director, and after-party at the uber-groovy Wherehouse Restaurant (119 Liberty Street) with hors d'oeuvres. Sponsored by the Wherehouse Restaurant, and Newburgh Art Supply. Tickets available at the door. Doors open at 7p.

ORIENTAL THEATER, DENVER, CO: July 31st, 8p
4335 West 44th Ave
Denver, CO 80212 (directions)
tickets: $10

Movie screening, live music, rock poster art show, and live tee shirt printing, featuring Denver rock poster artists Lindsey Kuhn, and Jermaine Rogers, as well as Ron Donovan from Firehouse, and additional special guests. Q & A with poster artists / the director afterwards. Tickets available at the door.

AUGUST, 2009: MOCK SHOW: RED ROCKS, DENVER, CO: Aug 1st, 10:00a, 12:30pm
Sheraton Denver West
360 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, CO, 80228 (directions)
tickets: $10 (advance)

Movie screening and rock poster art show. Q&A with director and poster artists Lindsey Kuhn, Jermaine Rogers, and Jim Pollock, afterwards. Sponsored by Expressobeans.com. For tickets and more information, go to: www.amockshow.com.

THE HENRY FORD MUSEUM, DETROIT, MI: Aug 20th, 7pm
The Henry Ford Museum (Anderson theater)
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124 (directions)
tickets: $15

Movie screening and rock poster art show, featuring Detroit poster artist Mark Arminski. Q & A with director Merle Becker, and Detroit rock poster artists Mark Arminski & Gary Grimshaw afterwards. Doors open 6p, theater seating starts 6:45p. 18 and older only.

SEPTEMBER, 2009:
TIME & SPACE LIMITED, HUDSON, NY: Sept 18th, 19th, 7:30pm
434 Columbia Street
Hudson NY, 12534
(directions)
tickets: $7

Q & A with director Merle Becker on both days. For more info go to: www.timeandspace.org.


INCUBATE FEST '09, TILBURG HOLLAND: Sept 20th, 5pm (17:00)
Filmfoyer
Louis Bouwmeesterplein 1,
Tilburg, Holland (directions)
tickets: TBD

Incubate independent music and arts festival, featuring music and poster art from around the world, and home to Z-Stock, Europe's version of America's poster fest, Flatstock. See: http://incubate.org/2009/act/222 for more details.

FLATSTOCK EUROPE, HAMBURG, GERMANY: Sept 25th, 7:30p (19:30)
Gallery Auf Halb Acht
Hein-Hoyer-Str. 16 / Hamburg St. Paul
Germany (directions)
tickets: TBD

Flatstock Europe is presented by American Poster Institute and the Reeperbahn Festival (http://www.reeperbahnfestival.com), and features close to 40 rock poster artists from 8 different countries. See: http://www.reeperbahnfestival.com/rahmenprogramm.php?lang=en&prog_id=95 for more details.

OCTOBER, 2009: THE TIMES CINEMA, MILWAUKEE, WI: Oct 10th, 1p & 3p
5906 W. Vliet Street
Washington Heights
Milwaukee, WI, 53208 (directions)
tickets: $6 (available here

Movie screening / art event including work by Lindsey Kuhn, Emek, The Pizz, Jay Ryan, and Steve Walters. Artist Steve Walters and director Merle Becker to do Q&A after the movie. Tickets at the door, and online at: http://www.rosebudcinema.com/home.php?venue=times


NYC PREMIERE: ROYAL FLUSH FESTIVAL, NY, NY: Oct 15th, 7p
Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd St.)
New York, NY 10003 (directions)
tickets: $9 (limited seating - purchase advance tickets here: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/79738)

"American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art", will be the celebrated opening film for the Royal Flush Festival NYC, on October 15th, 2009, at Anthology Film Archives. Director Merle Becker, artist Tara McPherson, and artist Lindsey Kuhn will be present for a Q&A after the screening. Seating is limited, and advance tickets are available here: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/79738)

The long awaited NYC premiere of the movie will also be followed by an art show featuring work by some of the artists in the film, including: Tara McPherson, Art Chantry, Jay Ryan, Emek, Leia Bell, Scrojo, Justin Hampton, Jermaine Rogers, Stainboy, Lindsey Kuhn, and Hatch Show Print. It will be at The Showroom NYC (117 2nd Ave, 2nd Floor (at 7th St.)). The American Artifact Rock Poster Art show will be running until Sunday, Oct.18th.

Tune into a special live webcast with director Merle Becker and artist Lindsey Kuhn 2pm the day of the show! (under WEBCASTS). Also, join us at the after party at 10p. Details here.

For more information about the Royal Flush Festival, go to: www.RoyalFlushFestival.com.


SAN FRANCISCO DOC FEST, CA: Oct 25th (9:15p) & Oct 28 (7p)
Roxie Cinema
3117 16th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103 (directions)
tickets: $11 (tickets are available: here)

Two screenings: 10/25 (9:15p) and 10/28 (7p). Film screening & Q&A with special guests Chuck Sperry and Ron Donovan from Firehouse , Dennis Loren, Winston Smith (28th only), Chris Shaw, Paul Imagine, Malleus (25th only), and more. Festival website: http://www.sfindie.com


NOVEMBER, 2009:
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, MS: Nov 11th 7pm
Mississippi State University, Architecture Auditorium
899 Collegeview Street
240 Giles, MS 39762 (directions)
ph 662.325.2202
tickets: TBD

Presented by Mississippi State University Graphics and Design Studies.


This film contains occasional expletives and (cartoon) nudity.