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Scrappers on Film

Oh! There are others out there who are as intrigued by scrapper trucks as I am. You can even get a sneak peek at the Scrappers documentary being made by Brian Ashby, Ben Kolak and Courtney Prokopas. According to their little press release they are holding a benefit this Friday:

Benefit for Scrappers
a documentary film by Brian Ashby, Ben Kolak, and Courtney Prokopas

Friday, September 12th, 2008
at The AV-aerie
2000 W. Fulton

-scenes from the film
-large triple-channel projection (one night only!)
-conversation with the filmmakers and subjects
-tickets available to a private screening of the finished film
-musical performances by:

Frank Rosaly
Jonathan Crawford/Frank Rosaly/Michael Zerang percussion trio
The Friction Brothers

DJ John Corbett

$10 suggested donation at the door
RSVP requested, to scrapmovie@gmail.com

Set in Chicago's labyrinth of alleyways, Scrappers is a cinema verite portrait of three men vying against thousands of other metal scavengers, all searching for a living with brains, brawn and battered pickup trucks.

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