Tuesday, May 21, 2019

May 25: Zachary Oberzan's The Great Pretender

This Saturday night, 951 Chung King Road once again opens its doors and lends its venue to a new screening series programmed by Nick Toti. This installment will feature the U.S. premiere of "the greatest movie that never should have been made by the greatest filmmaker you've never heard of": Zachary Oberzan's The Great Pretender.

The Great Pretender could be conveniently described as an unauthorized remake of Abbas Kiarostami’s Close-up, but it is actually much, much more than that: an examination of the absurdities of fame and creativity, a concert by an Elvis impersonator, and a guided meditation through the dark corner's of Oberzan's neuroses. It is the type of movie that descriptions can do no justice, so come witness it for yourself!

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Saturday, May 25th, 2019
Doors open at 7:30pm; screening begins at 8:00pm
951 Chung King Rd, Los Angeles, CA
Free and open to all

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