I.P. Stanback Museum presents "Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea" by Christopher Metzler

Sunday, November 11, 2007

As part of the 2007-2008 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, the I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium is pleased to present…

As part of the 2007-2008 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, the I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium is pleased to present PLAGUES & PLEASURES ON THE SALTON SEA by Christopher MetzlerPLAGUES & PLEASURES ON THE SALTON SEA by Christopher Metzler

Sunday, November 11 at 5 p.m.
Meet the friendly residents on the shores of California's newest ecological time bomb. Hungarian Revolutionaries, Christian Nudists, Pop Stars, Land Sharks, Hard Drinkers, Empty Cities, Failed Resort Towns, Tons of Dead Fish, A Dying Cafe, & a Man Who Built a Mountain. Come enjoy the climate, comfort, and stench of the Salton Sea!!! Documentary is narrated by John Waters.

 

View the Trailer.

Opening Short: An Abstraction on the Chronology of Will by Ben Collins & Kevin Phillips In this fiction film, William Porten is nothing short of apathetic and despondent after a break-up with his girlfriend. He joins the military, becomes a Special Op, and lives with a sustained note of danger until being faced with a firing squad in the middle of the desert.

The screening is free and moviegoers will have the opportunity to speak with the filmmaker(s). Space is limited; reservations are encouraged. To make reservations, or to receive additional information, contact the I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium at (803) 928-6851.

The film is presented as a community service of SC State.

The 2007-2008 Southern Circuit is a program of the Southern Arts Federation.