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March 21, 2011
Kartina Richardson

Jake : Fame

Introducing a new special series:

Person : Movie

The idea is a simple one. I persuade a person (friend, family or willing stranger) to tell me something about a movie.

Anything about any movie.

A character, a moment, a line of dialogue, a film’s relation to a memorable moment in life etc. No observation is too precious or inane, but spontaneity is integral. And so my hope is this: to capture the recalling of an electricity.

That is all. The less said the better.

First up:

This is my friend Jacob Berendes, a genius artist and musician currently residing in Providence, RI. I’ve known Jacob since I was fourteen year old anarchist. He is a truly exceptional man about town.

In this video Jacob remembers a scene from the 1980 film Fame.

If this video doesn’t want to make you check out Jacob’s online art store and subscribe to his monthly newspaper, then I don’t know what to do with you.

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  1. Admirers Anonymous

    Jacob, you are a beautiful man.

  2. Seth Madison

    i would just like it to be known that i too am fucking it up for Freddy.


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