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MICA Hosts Free Screening of Beautiful Losers

Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Falvey Hall of Brown Center 7:30pm

Posted 10.14.08 by MICA Media Relations

Thomas Campbell

The MICA/Maryland Fall Film Series presents a free screening of Beautiful Losers (2008) at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Falvey Hall of Brown Center, 1301 Mount Royal Ave.

The documentary, from directors Aaron Rose and Joshua Leonard, tells the story of a group of young artist outsiders who drew inspiration from their skateboarding, punk, hip-hop, and graffiti.

Many of these "beautiful losers" found each other in New York City, convening on a small DIY art space. Featured artists include Ed Templeton, Harmony Korine, the late Margaret Killgallen, Mike Mills, Shepard Fairey, Jo Jackson, Thomas Campbell, Stephen Powers, Geoff McFettridge, Chris Johanson, and Barry McGee.

October film festival screenings are free to all as part of Free Fall Baltimore. Seats will be available first-come, first-served.

For more information, call 410-225-2300.

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 52 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top ten by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.