Tuesday, September 8, 2009

American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art

"American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art", will be the celebrated opening film for the Royal Flush Festival, NYC on October 15th, 2009, at Anthology Film Archives.

Director Merle Becker and artist Tara McPherson will be present for Q&A after the screening.

The long awaited NYC premiere of the movie will also be followed by an art show featuring work by some of the artists in the film, including: Tara McPherson, Art Chantry, Jay Ryan, Emek, Leia Bell, Scrojo, Justin Hampton, Jermaine Rogers, Stainboy, and Hatch Show Print.

The festival, which also features appearances by artist Ron English and Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole), is named after it's underground pop culture magazine, Royal Flush Magazine. Royal Flush has always had it's proverbial finger on the pulse of independent film and music, featuring past work by Morgan Spurlock, Andy Samberg, Ron English, and more.

"American Artifact" will be screening at Anthology Film Archives (32 2nd Ave., NYC) at 7pm, followed by the rock poster art show, which will be The Showroom NYC (117 Second Ave., NYC, 2nd Floor). The American Artifact Rock Poster Art show will be running until Sunday, Oct.18th.

For more information about the Royal Flush Festival, go to: www.RoyalFlushFestival.com

For more information about "American Artifact", or to request press materials or an interview, go to: www.AmericanArtifactMovie.com .

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