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Rubber

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Rubber
One week only! Quentin Dupieux, 2010

Wex at Gateway

Wexner Center members receive free admission to select screenings at the Gateway Film Center, located in the South Campus Gateway. The films are selected (and often introduced) by Wex curators. Don’t forget to bring your Wex member ID card to show at the Gateway’s box office.

Fri, Apr 29, 2011
Sat, Apr 30, 2011
Sun, May 1, 2011
Mon, May 2, 2011
Tue, May 3, 2011
Wed, May 4, 2011
Thu, May 5, 2011

"The less you know about Rubber going in, the more fun you're going to have. Suffice to say you’ve never seen anything like it!"—Austin Chronicle

"Bat-shit-wonderful!"—Karina Longworth, L.A. Weekly

Rubber is the story of Robert, an inanimate tire that has been abandoned in the desert and suddenly and inexplicably comes to life. As Robert roams the bleak landscape, he discovers that he possesses terrifying telepathic powers that give him the ability to destroy anything he wishes without having to move. At first content to prey on small desert creatures and various discarded objects, his attention soon turns to humans, especially a beautiful and mysterious woman who crosses his path. Leaving a swath of destruction across the desert landscape, Robert becomes a chaotic force to be reckoned with, and truly a movie villain for the ages. Directed by legendary electro musician Quentin Dupieux (aka Mr. Oizo) Rubber is a smart, funny, and wholly original tribute to the cinematic concept of “no reason.” (85 mins., HD video)

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.