“The DVD box says one of the productions won an award for
best-of-something...I’d give them all trophies.” —The Village Voice
“Hilarious...” — Chuck Eddy, The Village Voice
Lockdown! Records and the Hooker-Dunham Theater and Gallery presents,
PLAY IT WITH YOUR FACE
Short films about rock stars by Lesion - Directed by DR. GUSTAVE HURTZ, Starring LESION
One night only! A fascinating and hilarious series of short films starring German rock band LESION, at the Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery, Saturday, April 8, 2017
PLAY IT WITH YOUR FACE: Short Films About Rock Stars by LESION, (approx. 110 minutes) will play for one night only at the Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery, Saturday, April 8, 2017. Screening time is 7:30 PM. The Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery is located at 139 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont. Total program time: approximately 110 minutes plus intermission.
Over the last 18 years, NYC-based German rock band LESION has produced a series of 21 short films to go along with several of their live performances. Saturday, April 8, 2017, Lockdown! Records and the Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery will present a selection these films, written and directed by LESION’s lead singer, Dr. Gustave Hurtz. Each film focuses on lifestyle choices of particular members; Venison, the band’s tongueless drummer (who speaks with the aid of an electronic voice simulator), Piss Promise, the drug-addled guitar player/hedonist, American Art, hemp-smoking bass man transported from the 1700s to present day by “magical rock voodoo,” Mr Pod, the band’s pipe-smoking Hugh Hefner-esque bass player, and Dr. Hurtz, lead singer with an enormous (and fragile) ego. Sex-change operations, life-after-death, unscheduled decapitation, and Napoleon’s penis are just a few of the topics covered in this ongoing series of funny and innovative films.