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Tuesday, August 15 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Lost Arcade Documentary Screening

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Blinking, beaming, and ringing, The Lost Arcade intimately memorializes the end of video arcades in New York City, while celebrating the camaraderie and history of a pop culture phenomenon. The film is an exceptional directorial debut that focuses on the Chinatown Fair, the Mott Street landmark where generations honed their craft, made friends and lost at tic-tac-toe to a chicken. Masterfully presenting the sights and sounds of a changing scene, wistful yet hopeful, and full of the faces and characters that radiate fun and innovation, The Lost Arcade is a dazzling portrait of technostalgia and a timely commentary on the corporate era’s incineration of modest businesses, and the resiliency of the dedicated enthusiasts.

The documentary will be screened at FDG and the director Kurt Vincent will be at FDG to introduce and discuss the documentary with attendees. Will Partin will moderate the Q&A at the end of the documentary.  

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Kurt Vincent

Kurt Vincent is a filmmaker originally from Columbus, Ohio and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. His first documentary feature as director/editor, The Lost Arcade, premiered at DOC NYC and went on to screen at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Wexner Center for the Arts... Read More →


Tuesday August 15, 2017 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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