Monday, June 19, 2023

'Make Me Famous,' a documentary on 1980s-era East Village-based painter Edward Brezinski, debuts in NYC

"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.


Anonymous said...

Make Me Famous added screenings at ROXY CINEMA, Friday, JUNE 30, 7PM, July 01, 5:15PM & Sunday, July 02, 8:30PM. & New Plaza Cinema to add screenings around July 04 (35 West 67th)

Anonymous said...

Make Me Famous HAS BEEN EXTENDED at ROXY CINEMA, Saturday July 15, 3PM, Sunday July 16, 3PM and Monday 9PM & EXTENDED at NEW PLAZA CINEMA, 35 west 67th street Friday July 07, 8:45PM and Sunday July 09, 7PM. DO NOT MISS 1980s NYC ART HISTORY COMES TO LIFE.

Anonymous said...

Make Me Famous EXTENDED through Aug 03 at Roxy Cinema, 2 Ave of Americas. Screening THIS SUNDAY, 7:15PM (Jul23) then Monday, July 31, 9:15PM & Aug 3, 5PM
ALSO EXTENDED at NEW PLAZA CINEMA, THIS Saturday, 5PM, July 22 (32 west 67th street)

Anonymous said...

ROXY CINEMA ADDED SCREENINGS AUGUST 11, 15th (5PM) at Roxy Cinema, 2 Ave of Americas, Tribeca ALSO screening at NEW PLAZA CINEMA, August 13th, 4:15PM, 35 west 67th

Anonymous said...

Screening at New Plaza Cinema, 35 west 67th street, SUNDAY, August 20th, 5:30PM