FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3 AT 8:00 P.M.
The Nihilist Cultural Foundation and Track 16 Nights Present
The Sixth Annual Nihilist International Film Festival
Admission $5, RSVP 310.264.4678 For the sixth year, the Nihilist Cultural Foundation presents the Nihilist International Film Festival. This year's evening of films will be presented at 8:00 P.M., Friday, December 3, at Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica. The festival includes two and a half hours of short films from around the country and around the world. The films range from the disturbingly dadaesque, to the wryly amusing, to the hilariously silly, to the simply antisocial.Festival Director Elisha Shapiro commented, "You wouldn't believe the kinds of films that some filmmakers send into the Nihilist Film Festival. Sometimes I find myself staring in disbelief at the TV. Luckily, that is just why this festival was started."As a special feature, all those who bring their own televisions and arrive fifteen minutes early will be able to have their appliances blessed by performance art priestess, Anna Homler in the traditional ritual, Blessing of the Televisions. Nihilist Film Festival director Elisha Shapiro is a Los Angeles-based conceptual artist. He is known for presenting the 1984 Nihilist Olympics and the 1999 Nihilism Expo. He was also the Nihilist Party candidate for President in 1988, and for L.A. county sheriff in 1992. Shapiro currently hosts and produces a monthly cable television show, "Nihilists' Corner," in Los Angeles and New York City. For more information please visit the Nihilists Corner website at www.nihilists.net. Note: a copy of the festival will be available in November for review. Let us know if you will be wanting one.