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SPECIAL EVENT: Little Stabs at Happiness
Fri 15 Jan 20:00 ICA Theatre
The legendary ICA club night returns with quiet music, films,
loud music & dancing. Includes a rare screening of The Savage
A revival of Little Stabs at Happiness, the legendary music and film club presented by Mark Webber at the ICA from 1997 to 2000. Early evening experimental films and contemporary music will be followed by a rare screening of The Savage Eye, all shown on 16mm film, just the way it should be. When the credits roll, the volume rises, as original Little Stabs DJs and special guests spin disco anthems, new wave big beats and smash hits of yesteryear.
8pm: Quiet Music & Underground Movies
— Olivia’s Place, Thom Andersen, 1966, 16mm, 6 min
— Pony Glass, Lewis Klahr, 1998, 16mm, 15 min
— My Tears Are Dry, Laida Lertxundi, 2009, 16mm, 4 min
9.30pm: Feature Film
— The Savage Eye, Ben Maddow, Sydney Meyers & Joseph Strick, 1960, 68 min
A single woman tours the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, searching for hope but seeing only despair.
11pm: Music & Dancing
— Real songs with a beat you can dance to.