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AJFF: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

October 2 @ 12:00 am - October 10 @ 11:30 pm

$9.99 – $365

An artistic excommunication set in 2008, A Kaddish For Bernie Madoff is a mystical meta-musical about the greatest financial fraud in history. A hybrid of musical memoir and narrative fantasy, the film tells the story of Madoff and the system that allowed him to function for decades through the eyes of musician/poet Alicia Jo Rabins, who watches the financial crash from her 9th floor studio in an abandoned office building on Wall Street. Fueled by her growing obsession, real-life interviews transform into music videos, ancient spiritual texts become fevered fantasies of synchronized swimming, and a vivid, vulnerable work of art is born from the unique perspective of an artist watching the global financial collapse up close.

Free live Q&A with director Alicia J. Rose, star/creator Alicia Jo Rabins, and producer Lara Cuddy included in event ticket.

Details

Start:
October 2 @ 12:00 am
End:
October 10 @ 11:30 pm
Cost:
$9.99 – $365
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Website:
https://austinjff.org/madoff

Contact

David Finkel
Phone:
512 576 7278
Email:
dfinkel@austinjff.org
Website:
www.austinjff.org

Venue

Virtual