Screenings — 13 June 2011 » Written by
<i>Cure for the Crash</i> screening at the Franklin Institute

The train hopping subculture gets the indie film treatment in Brian Paul’s Cure for the Crash.  From the press release:

“Just beyond the tracks and the world you find familiar, endures a freedom found on the edges of American excess.  I traveled these outer limits via the art of hopping freight trains with a photographer named Sepher and a brave women named Ruin.  We rode through mountains, over clear meadows, near hidden canyons, along sprawling farms and countless other American landscapes.  Not a weight in the world can hold on to you through the harsh elements of freight-train-winds.  It’s life changing.  I’ve found my way out here, but have I gone too far to come home…”.

Cure for the Crash screens on Friday June 24th at 7:00 PM on the Franklin Institute’s IMAX dome with filmmaker Brian Paul in attendance.  Watch the trailer here, it looks rather impressive.

Official site.

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Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of Cinedelphia.com whose additional activities are numerous: Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), founder of Tokyo No Records, the brain behind Video Pirates, and active local film programmer including the Unknown Japan screening series. He's served as a TLA Video Manager, Philadelphia Film Society Managing Director, and Adjunct Professor in Cinema Studies at Drexel University. He is shy and modest. Email Eric.

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