A screening and discussion with Jeff Krulik, director of "Heavy Metal Parking Lot"
Date: Tuesday, April 28th
Location: Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424 Third Avenue, 11215 Brooklyn
In 2003, The Travel Channel commissioned a one hour documentary on circus sideshows that was rarely screened after completion. Tonight, join filmmaker Jeff Krulik--director of the legendary "Heavy Metal Parking Lot"--as he introduces and presents outtakes and unseen footage from the endless hours he recorded for the documentary, entitled "Traveling Sideshow: Shocked and Amazed," which was based on James Taylor's "Shocked and Amazed! On & Off The Midway."
Maryland-based director/producer Jeff Krulik has screened at the Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center, the American Film Institute and on PBS. His resume includes work for Errol Morris, Discovery Networks, and National Geographic Channel. His honors include guest filmmaker at the 48th Annual Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, participant in WGBH/PBS Producers Academy, and inaugural recipient for the Peter C. Rollins Award for Achievement in Documentary Film, given by the Popular Culture Association. His commissioned work includes a one-hour documentary on carnival sideshow history for The Travel Channel. Krulik is also co-producer of cult documentary 'Heavy Metal Parking Lot' which was turned into a reality TV series for pop culture network TRIO called Parking Lot.' Other documentaries include 'Hitler's Hat,' 'Ernest Borgnine on the Bus,' and the recent 'Led Zeppelin Played Here.' In 2008, he produced the Emmy Award-winning documentary Eatin' Crabs for Maryland Public Television's Chesapeake Bay Week.