232 3rd Street at 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, New York

Rooftop Films and the International Film Festival of Rotterdam present
A stunningly strange series of interweaving sketches that include a Stevie Wonder-singing dentist, a woman who eats firecrackers, and a pig, all investigations of alienation, politics, love and lust.

The Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly (Edwin | Indonesia | 77 min.) New York Premiere.
In “The Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly” you will find stories about disoriented identity, hesitation and anxiety, the experience of being lost. Those are the feelings of being Chinese in Indonesia.

A story about a father lusting to win a green card lottery.

A story about an ex-national badminton champion whose husband leaves her for a Javanese wife.

A story of a boy always pelted with stones because everybody thinks that he is a Chinese.

A story about a young girl who believes that firecrackers expel ghosts.

Set amidst in contemporary urban Indonesia, the film will follow Linda’s journey in discovering herself. Portraying her reality and her deserted emotions furthermore the people surrounds her.

Like a mosaic, this film is built from the pieces of broken colorful glasses. Fragile yet beautiful.

Venue: On the roof of the Old American Can Factory
Address: 232 3RD St. @ 3rd Ave. (Gowanus/ Park Slope, Brooklyn)
Directions: F/G to Carroll St. or M/R to Union Ave.
Rain: In the event of rain the show will be held indoors at the same location
8:00PM: Doors open
8:30PM: Live music presented by Sound Fix Records
9:00PM: Film
11:00PM–12:30AM: Reception in courtyard including free sangria courtesy of Carlo Rossi sangria
Tickets: $9-$25 at the door or online

Presented in partnership with: The International Film Festival of Rotterdam, Cinereach, New York magazine, & XØ Projects

Added by BKLYNfoot on June 22, 2009

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