AFS Presents: HAIL THE NEW PURITAN

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Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin TX

May 17 - 18
AFS Presents: HAIL THE NEW PURITAN

Billing itself as an “anti-documentary”, Charles Atlas’ legendary HAIL THE NEW PURITAN sees Leigh Bowery’s Blitz Kids take to the dance floor.

Pirouetting his way through the ’80s demimonde of London, Michael Clark, Enfant terrible of the British ballet, performs pliés in assless leotards, flirts with pandrogynous club-goers, and mingles in cemeteries. Featuring the music of: The Fall, Bruce Gilbert (Wire), Glenn Branca, Lulu, Ravel & Elvis, HAIL THE NEW PURITAN is a rare piece of “pop mythology”, complete with surreal sketches opposite Mark E. Smith and Clark striping to his underwear for a sadboy solo to Elvis Presley’s

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ADMISSION INFO

Friday. May 17 at 9:15pm general admission tickets are $11.25 with member discounts available.

Sunday, May 19 at 9:15pm general admission tickets are $11.25 with member discounts available.

Contact: 5123220145

Email: afs@austinfilm.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Join AFS opening night, May 17, for a vinyl pre-show by DJ Hip Priest (Chris Engberg) beginning at 8PM.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

AFS Cinema

6406 N IH-35 Frontage Road, Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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