Film Series: Scrap
September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$35
About the event
Thursday September 7th – Doors Open at 4PM for the opportunity to tour the Alnoba property and art collection with a drink from our cash bar. Film screening begins at 5PM, followed by Q&A session with the director.
Discover the vast and strangely beautiful places where things go to die and meet the people who collect, restore, and recycle the world’s scrap. SCRAP scratches beneath flaking paint and rusting metal to reveal the beauty and pathos in the ugliness we leave behind.
This film also features South Dakota sculpture, John Lopez, whose work is included in our extensive outdoor art collection. See his work up close and personal before the film!
Award winning feature film, SCRAP, is a love letter to the things we use in our daily lives. This cinematic documentary tells the stories of people who each have a connection to objects that have reached their ‘end of life’. Together their stories convey a deeper environmental and human message about our relationship to things, the sadness we feel at their eventual loss, and the joy of we can find in giving them a new purpose. The film raises awareness about the fate of the things we use and explores how artists, and other creative thinkers, can be a part of giving new life to the things we discard.
In addition to viewing this incredible film, you will also have the amazing opportunity to meet the director, Stacey Tenenbaum for a Q&A session following the film. To learn more, visit the official SCRAP film website: https://scrapdoc.ca/
Watch the teaser trailer here.
About the Director
Stacey Tenenbaum is an award-winning producer and director. Stacey is passionate about making cinematic films that are filled with humor and heart. In 2014 she founded H2L Productions, a boutique documentary film production company specializing in crafting character driven stories which are shot internationally. H2L Productions’ first documentary Shiners, premiered at Hot Docs and was broadcast on the documentary Channel, TV5, and PBS. Stacey’s second film Pipe Dreams also premiered at Hot Docs and was broadcast on the documentary Channel, NHK, SVT and PBS. Scrap is her third feature documentary.
About John Lopez
Sculptor John Lopez was born and raised on a ranch in Western South Dakota. He studied sculpture at Northern State University and had a successful career in bronze casting before he started working with scrap metal. John is known for his life-size hybrid metal sculptures made from discarded farm equipment and bronze castings. His sculptures can be found in private collections and public venues across the USA and in France, Monaco, and Qatar. You can also see his work at the Kokomo Inn, a gallery and sculpture park created by John in his hometown of Lemmon, South Dakota.
SCRAP: SOCIAL IMPACT
SCRAP highlights our attachment to things we use in our daily lives and shows what happens to them when they reach their end of life. The SCRAP impact campaign will carry the conversation forward by encouraging people to value the things they use, see beauty in the discarded, buy things that are built to last, and think of ways we can repair, reuse, and repurpose. The campaign will focus on four key areas: The Circular Economy, products made to last, communities share resources, and materials to be repaired and reused to create as little waste; Right to Repair, movement that compels companies to make information, parts and tools for repairing their products available to customers and repair shops; Upcycling, finding new purpose for things that would otherwise be thrown-away; Urban Exploration, Urban Explorers photograph things that are abandoned and discarded and show beauty of things we throw away while helping to preserve history.