"Make Me Famous," a documentary that will be of particular interest to East Village/LES residents, is making its theatrical debut.
The official recap:
A madcap romp through the 1980's NYC art scene amid the colorful career of painter, Edward Brezinski, hell-bent on making it. What begins as an investigation into Brezinski’s legacy and mysterious disappearance becomes a sharp, witty portrait of NYC’s 1980s downtown art scene resulting in an irresistible snapshot of an unknown artist that captures the spirit of an iconic era.
Here are some NYC screenings dates-times (Updated 6/23: The Roxy has more dates now through the weekend of June 30-July 2.)
• June 22, 23 and 24 at Roxy Cinema, 2 Avenue of the Americas, Cellar Level
• June 24 and 25 at New Plaza Cinema, 35 W. 67th St.
• June 26 and 28 at Alamo Drafthouse, Lower Manhattan
Follow the film's Instagram account for updates.
And read an interview with director Brian Vincent and producer Heather Spore Kelly, at The Moveable Feast. Here's another piece via The Village Voice.