Free Form Film Series: “Please Self Help Me”
- Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, 7 p.m.
- The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., Lawrence
- Cost: Free - $7
- Age limit: 18+
The Free Form Film Festival pays its first visit to Lawrence to present the first in a series of media-archeology programs. "Please Self-Help Me" will feature vintage instructional, exercise and self-help videos. The program runs just over an hour and includes excerpts from: "Don't Be Afraid of Computers," "Cigars: the New Rage," "Balloon Magic" and Mr. T's "Be Somebody."An audio-visual performance by Kanew will follow the screening (10pm). The film is free (donations encouraged) and all-ages; the show is $5-7 and 18+. "I'm more fascinated by things I find in the garbage from our past than things that are coming out today." -Blair Sterret, founder Lost Media Archive