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Summer of Bill Film Series: Lost in Translation

The Charleston Music Hall is thrilled to present The Summer of Bill Film Series, a 7 film series composed of Bill Murray films with a corresponding art exhibit. Local Murray-lover, Tiffany "Mish" Pretlow, is organizing the art exhibit with over 20 local artists contributing Bill Murray inspired works in all different mediums. Pretlow organized the "Where's Murray?" Art Show at King Dusko a few years back. Rumor has it a life-size jaguar shark may make an appearance. The art exhibit will be on view from May 31 - August 20.

We will be presenting 7 Bill Murray films between May 31 and August 20. We originally had four films for the series, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation, and Life Aquatic. We texted Bill to make sure he was fine with us doing this series. He responded saying he was honored and loved that we were doing the series, but he wanted to see some of his "failures" included in the series. He mentioned that we only included the hits and that everyone wanted to see the hits, but they needed to also see the flops, so we added three more films: The Razor's Edge, Rushmore, and Jim Jarmusch's Broken Flowers. We love all three of these films, but they all failed at the box office. We love the way Bill Murray has inspired playfulness in our community, and we are excited to pay homage to this amazing artist. Each film will start at 7:30 with the bar opening at 7pm.

The films will be $8 each, or you can purchase a 7 Film Pass for $35.

We also commissioned 5 local artists to create 7 unique film posters. Caddyshack by Jason Groce, The Razor's Edge by Bennett Jones, Ghostbusters by Seth Deitch, Rushmore by Taylor Faulkner, Lost in Translation by Karen Ann Myers, Broken Flowers by Karen Ann Myers, The Life Aquatic by Anne Peyton, 7 Bills Series Poster by Karen Ann Myers. These specialty poster prints will be for sale all summer at the box office.

Summer of Bill Film Schedule:
Caddyshack – May 31

The Razor’s Edge – June 6

Ghostbusters – June 14

Rushmore – June 29

Lost in Translation – July 26

Broken Flowers – August 2

The Life Aquatic – August 20

Lost in Translation:
A lonely, aging movie star named Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and a conflicted newlywed, Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson), meet in Tokyo. Bob is there to film a Japanese whiskey commercial; Charlotte is accompanying her celebrity-photographer husband. Strangers in a foreign land, the two find escape, distraction and understanding amidst the bright Tokyo lights after a chance meeting in the quiet lull of the hotel bar. They form a bond that is as unlikely as it is heartfelt and meaningful.

WED · JULY 26, 2017
DOORS: 7:00 PM / SHOW: 7:30 PM
TICKETS: $8

Date:

07/26/2017

Location:

Charleston Music Hall
37 John Street

Contact:

8438532252

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