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November 9, 2016 @ 9:00 pm – November 10, 2016 @ 12:00 am
AS220 Main Stage
Stop-Motion Animated Film by Clyde Petersen
Live score by Clyde Petersen, Zach Burba, Jacob Jaffe and Lori Goldston
Torrey Pines is a stop-motion animated feature film by director Clyde Petersen. Based on a true story, the film is a queer punk coming-of-age tale, taking place in Southern California in the early 1990’s. Raised by a schizophrenic single mother, Petersen’s life story unfolds in a series of baffling and hallucinated events. With a mother fueled by hallucinations of political conspiracy and family dysfunction, Petersen is kidnapped at the age of 12 and taken on a cross-country adventure that will forever alter the family as they know it.
Soundtracks for Imaginary Films
Rachel Blumberg is an multi-disciplinary artist who works in the fields of music,
visual arts, and film. For Soundtracks for Imaginary Films she performs a live improvised film score
to her stop-motion animated and found footage films
using a variety of percussive and keyboard instruments,
as well as voice, contact mics, and effects pedals.
A Selection of Short Films