at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Bookstore
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6-7 PM
free and open to the public
Filmmakers and Hairy Who artists Art Green, Suellen Rocca, and Karl Wirsum on hand for autographs!
Pentimenti Productions is pleased to announce the release of Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, May 12th. Please come celebrate with us at an informal release party and signing event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Bookstore, from 6 to 7 pm. Imagist artists Art Green, Suellen Rocca, and Karl Wirsum will be on hand to sign packages, along with members of the film crew: Leslie Buchbinder (director), Brian Ashby (producer), and Ben Kolak (editor).
The release is a limited first edition of 1000 (500 DVD/500 Blu-ray) with special packaging designed by Sonnenzimmer, featuring graphics from the original 1960s Hairy Who comic books. It will retail for $30.
Each package will include:
– DVD or Blu-ray disc of the film (105 minutes, HD, closed captioned, stereo sound, NTSC, available in all regions)
– 2 flipbooks of excerpts from Lilli Carré’s original animations in the film
– 1 of 3 collectible Risograph posters by Sonnenzimmer, each featuring a quote from the film
– Essay by Robert Storr, critic, artist, and Dean of the Yale University School of Art
If you can’t join in person, the DVD & Blu-ray will also be available for sale online at PentimentiProductions.org and via select retailers. Stay tuned for links where you can purchase your copy.