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This Amerikan Life

United States | 2011-14 | Mika Johnson

This Amerikan Life

The Amerikans is an ongoing series of short (3-5 min.) documentaries that profile interesting, unusual, sometimes eccentric residents of northeast Ohio. Begun in 2011 and produced by Jeffrey Pence and Mika Johnson of Oberlin College, these mini-docs (all directed by Johnson) have focused, so far, on a dollhouse builder, a flamboyant funeral director, a bee sting therapist, an artist who uses his body as a paintbrush, a napkin collector, and a man in a gorilla suit, among others. Tonight Pence and Johnson will present a selection of episodes from The Amerikans and will answer audience questions after the screening.

Total approx. 120 min. Blu-ray.

Friday 4/11
7 pm
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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