Oddball Films is celebrating 25 years of iconic, eye-popping images!
THE HISTORIC BALBOA THEATRE * 3630 BALBOA STREET * SAN FRANCISCO * JULY 11TH * THURSDAY EVE * 8PM
Joshua Moore's Emmy award-winning film "Oddball" will be screened. "Oddball" features a beautiful portrait of Oddball Films and its founder Stephen Parr. Come witness a unique and magical vision of the lifework of a remarkable visionary artist, and all the unusual, mystical, and spellbinding images of an iconic San Francisco landmark.
"So Wrong They're Right” by director Russ Forster -in attendance!- tells the story of a 10,000 mile trek taken around the US to find and interview "trackers”, fervent, obsessive collectors of all things 8-Track. From the big plastic tapes themselves to all of the assorted accessories, storage and ephemeral ideas associated with this 1970s artifact, a particular and peculiarly fascinating collector’s culture is offered up in the 20 interviews of 8-track devotees across the country!
Russ Forster, director and producer of “So Wrong They’re Right” Russ Forster is a writer and documentary filmmaker living in San Francisco. He serves as the publisher of the zine 8-Track Mind and has been a contributor to Roctober. He was in a band with Ben Weasel and collaborated in the formation of Underdog Records.
Ofir Uziel plays live music to Oddball clips! He is a passionate musician, street performer, ensemble player, and consummate accompanist, Ofir Uziel is a master of many instruments, including accordion, clarinet, saxophone and piano. Ofir performs with Inspector Gadje Balkan Brass, La Peche, Mala Klezmer, and the Brass Liberation Orchestra.