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THE UNTITLED STAR WARS DOCUMENTARY (Damon Packard, 2003)

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:00 PM

$5
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Friday, January 10 at 10PM

THE UNTITLED STAR WARS DOCUMENTARY (Damon Packard, 2003)

124 S 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA

$5
Online tickets not available
THE UNTITLED STAR WARS MOCKUMENTARY
dir. Damon Packard, 2003
45 mins. United States.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10 – 10 PM

George Lucas and the STAR WARS prequels get raked over the coals for forty-five relentlessly hilarious minutes, using BTS production footage to expose the buffoonery that was Lucas’ attempt to bring his ‘immense vision’ (read: sell toys) to life. Packard inserts himself and a few cohorts into the madness that was production on EPISODE ONE: THE PHANTOM MENACE – a budget freak-out at the cost of CGI and a cult-initiation-chant at ILM studios (‘Digital characters rule. Digital characters rule.’) May the force be with you as you experience Lucas’ CGI-fueled nightmare through Packard’s eyes.

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DAWN OF AN EVIL MILLENNIUM
dir. Damon Packard, 1988
20 mins. United States.

A fake-trailer for a non-existent 20 hour feature (“starring Jeff Bridges”), Damon’s first notable short film has all the trademarks that would come to mark Packard’s work – glitchy, manic editing, gross out sound effects + splatter effects, undead, aliens, LA street life – horror pastiche cranked to 11 and mutated into a twisted work of art. Think MAD MAX meets EVIL DEAD on PCP.

Clocking in at a mere 20 minutes that takes you to the ends of the universe and back, DAWN OF AN EVIL MILLENNIUM is sure to leave you wishing Netflix would dump Packard a bunch of money to create the full twelve-hour version we deserve.

From The Digital Nightmares of Damon Packard.
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