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Summer Art Film Series *Basquiat*

Join us at the Paradise Theater for Summer Art Film Series second Mondays in June, July and August:

June 11th: Basquiat (Julian Schnabel)

July 9th: Leaning into the Wind (Thomas Riedelsheimer)

August 13th: Frida (Julie Taymor)



Despite living a life of extreme poverty in Brooklyn, graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright) strives to rise up through the heady New York art scene of the 1970s and 1980s. He becomes the brightest star of neo-Expressionist painting and one of the most successful painters of his time, and even develops a friendship with Andy Warhol (David Bowie). But Basquiat's tumultuous life, specifically his addiction to heroin, overshadows his rise to fame, threatening all.

$10 ticket donations will help fund Elsewhere Studios: an artist-in-residence program committed to creating a supportive environment for national and international creative thinkers and makers in Paonia, Colorado.

Earlier Event: June 7
June "Meet-n-Greet"
Later Event: June 29
June Final Friday Frolic