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Do me a kindness & come to the launching of the new Filmwax bi-monthly microseries: DOCULARIOUS! at the Harlem institution, Maysles Cinema. We begin with Ben Steinbauer's short BRUTE FORCE & his hit feature, WINNEBAGO MAN. Followed by a live musical performance.

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Brute Force / Winnebago Man [Docularious!]

Brute Force / Winnebago Man [Docularious!]

Do me a kindness and come to the launch of DOCULARIOUS!, Filmwax's new series of funny documentaries and stand-up concert films. We start the series with the contemporary classic WINNEBAGO MAN, preceded by the short film BRUTE FORCE —both by Austin-based filmmaker Ben Steinbauer. The screening will be followed by a musical performance by Brute Force and a Q&A.

Special Guests: Filmmaker Ben Steinbauer, Brute Force and Daughter of Force

BRUTE FORCE: Dir. Ben Steinbauer, 2012, 15 min.

In 1967, Brute Force had just released his first album on Columbia Records and was on the brink of becoming a star. The Beatles championed his next single, "King of Fuh," to be released on Apple Records. But dreams of fame and fortune quickly turned into nightmares when the record was censored and permanently shelved. In 2010, Sony and Apple reissued Brute Force's controversial music from the sixties, giving him another chance to re-capture his dreams of rock stardom.

WINNEBAGO MAN: Dir. Ben Steinbauer, 2010, 85 min.

Type "The Angriest Man in the World" into any search engine, and one name appears-Jack Rebney, a.k.a. "The Winnebago Man"-an '80s RV salesman whose hilarious, profanity-strewn, on-the-job meltdown was captured on video and passed around on VHS tapes, before exploding into an Internet phenomenon seen by millions. Filmmaker Ben Steinbauer goes in search of the infamous viral video star and discovers him living a hermit-like existence on top of a mountain, unaware of his fame. Rebney turns out to be as sharp-tongued as ever, but more intelligent and lovable than anyone could have imagined. An outrageously funny and unexpectedly redemptive tale of one man's response to unintended celebrity, and proof that the truth is both stranger and funnier than fiction.


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Brute Force / Winnebago Man [Docularious!]

Sunday, August 19, 2012, 4:00 pm–6:30 pm
Do me a kindness & come to the launching of the new Filmwax bi-monthly microseries: DOCULARIOUS! at the Harlem institution, Maysles Cinema. We begin with Ben Steinbauer's short BRUTE FORCE & his hit feature, WINNEBAGO MAN. Followed by a live musical performance.
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