“Demolition Dreaming” animated film by John Akre
July 6 @ 7:00 pm
See a locally made animated feature set partly in Northeast Minneapolis, Thursday, July 6, 7 p.m., in the Third Floor Gallery (Suite 332) of the Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson St. NE. The film, “Demolition Dreaming,” is the work of Northeast animator and NEMAA member John Akre, and is presented as part of NEMAA’s Art N/Motion series.
“Demolition Dreaming,” begins and ends at the site of the Quarry Shopping Center in Northeast Minneapolis. The movie is a fantasy of the Minneapolis Gateway District, a part of the city that was completely destroyed during the days of urban renewal in the 1950s and early 1960s. The movie tells the story of a sign-painter and his family, who run a residence hotel, and some of the people who live there. It features music by Dreamland Faces and narration by Jill Underwood. Info and trailer: johnakre.com/demolitiondreaming/index.html.