We can all feel comfortable calling Mark Amerika, the artist pioneer in new media technology, at least half-Coloradan, since he lives in Boulder (a separate republic, perhaps, but Colorado all the same) half of the time. And we can all cheer for him as a local when Amerika's latest ground-breaking work, Immobilité, opens October 20 for a five-month run at the Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway.
Touted to be the first feature-length film shot entirely using a mobile phone, Immobilité makes its local debut at a 5 p.m. champagne reception and screening. It will then be available for viewing in the FuseBox, on the fourth level of the DAM's Hamilton Building, through February.
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Amerika will then discuss the film (which features an original soundtrack by sound artist Chad Mossholder and was purposely shot unscripted) and other topics during a Logan Lecture installment at 7 p.m. Finally, the evening tops off with a after-party across the way at the Mad Wine Bar. Admission ranges from $8 to $18 and reservations are required; call 720-913-0152.