Barbés Traveling Cinema and pbnoj productions have announced the January Program for the Brooklyn Independent Cinema Series, curated by Joe Pacheco:

Monday, January 2 @ 7 pm – FREE ^ Brooklyn Independent Cinema Series ^ Barbés – 376 9th St (at 6th Ave) – Brooklyn, NY

To celebrate the release of McSweeney’s new DVD Quarterly “Wholphin,” Brooklyn Independent is pleased to present a selection of short films from Wholphin No. 1

Wholphin Shorts Program

Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody? (short) *Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival 2005*
directed by Miguel Arteta
written by Miranda July
A man on the street stops passers-by to ask the question– Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody?

The Writer (short)
directed by Carson Mell
In Episode One of The Writer, the Writer ruminates over his creative process.

There Stands the Glass, or, The Janitor (short)
directed by Dave Eggers
produced by Dave Kneebone
A man, custodial in nature, strays from his companion in search of a mysterious song rising up from the depths of his storage facility.

Feature Program

New Guy (feature)
directed by Bilge Ebiri
Gregg’s first day at his new corporate job starts off awkwardly and becomes even stranger as his day progresses. As night falls, this workplace comedy becomes a tense, surreal nightmare.

* Post-Screening Q&A with Feature Director Bilge Ebiri *

The Brooklyn Independent Cinema Series takes place the first Monday of every month at Barbés in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. Building on Traveling Cinema’s diverse selection of classic films, Brooklyn Independent will present audiences with the best in contemporary independent cinema.

For more info, visit the Brooklyn Independent Cinema Series website.

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