Directed by Aaron Rose, featuring Shepard Fairey, Ed Templeton, and more.
American Showcase, New York, 2009.
Beautiful Losers celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generation. In he early 1990's a loose-knit group of likeminded outsiders found common ground at a little NYC storefront gallery. Rooted in the DIY subcultures of skateboarding, surf, punk, hip-hop, and graffiti, they made art that reflected the lifestyles they led.
Starring Shepard Fariey, OBEY founder and creator of the Barack Obama 'Hope' poster; award-winning pro skater Ed Templeton; Harmony Korine, writer of the cult favorite KIDS and director of GUMMO and MISTER LONELY; and Mike Mills, director of THUMBSUCKER and designer of album covers for Beck, Beastie Boys, Sonic Youth, and more. Also starring Barry McGee, Chris Johanson, Geoff McFetridge, Jo Jackson, Margaret Kilgallen, Stephen Powers and Thomas Campbell.
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