Video Blender Mashes Films, Directors at the Phoenix Art Museum on July 5

Experimental-film lovers and indie-flick buffs are sure to get their kooky film fix from Ninja Blend's Video Blender event at the Phoenix Art Museum. The special one-time Phoenix showing on July's First Friday will feature shorts from directors Spike Jonze, Jim Jarmusch, and Michel Gondry, along with weird clips, trailers, and scenes from an array of vintage films.

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Video Blender promises all of the film kitsch you can possibly stand jam-packed into 120 minutes of madness. B-movie clips, retro educational videos, animation, music videos, experimental film, and shorts from popular indie directors are all part of the mix-and-match movie fun, which includes a special half-hour preshow of all '80s clips.

Video Blender is showing for one night only on Friday, July 5, starting at 7 p.m. in Whiteman Hall at the Phoenix Art Museum. Tickets will be available at the door for $7, though they're also up for grabs in advance online for the same price.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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