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Indie Memphis and The Brooks partner to bring "Hunger" and "RIP: A Remix Manifesto" to Memphis in June

At 7:30 pm on Thursday, June 4th at the Brooks Museum of Art, Indie Memphis and The Brooks present HUNGER, the award-winning debut feature from Turner Prize-winning artist Steve McQueen. HUNGER tells the 1981 story of two inmates in Belfast's infamous Maze Prison who refuse to eat until the British government acknowledges the IRA as a legitimate political organization.


"HUNGER is a mesmerizing 96 minutes of cinema,
one of the truly extraordinary filmmaking debuts of recent years."
~ Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com.


What: HUNGER
When: 7:30 pm, Thursday, June 4th
Where: Brooks Museum of Art
Admission: $7 / $5 for Indie Memphis members and members of The Brooks





At 7:30 pm on Thursday, June 25th at the Brooks Museum of Art, Indie Memphis and The Brooks present RIP: A REMIX MANIFESTO, the acclaimed documentary film about copyright and remix culture by web activist and filmmaker Brett Gaylor. Featuring mash-up musician Girl Talk and Creative Commons founder Lawrence Lessig, the film explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering the wall between users and producers.



"So good man, seriously amazing!"
~ Girl Talk


"Fantastic - truly brilliant!"
~ Lawrence Lessig


"About as edgy and fascinating a glimpse you'll get
into one of the more pressing issues of our Internet Age."
~ Montreal Gazette



What: RIP: A REMIX MANIFESTO
When: 7:30 pm, Thursday, June 25th
Where: Brooks Museum of Art
Admission: $5 / Free for Indie Memphis members and members of The Brooks





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To purchase advance tickets, or for more about films at The Brooks, please visit www.brooksmuseum.org/films or call (901) 544-6208.