May 11, 2009 —
is Gary Hustwit's new film that examines the relationship between the manufactured products we use every day and the designers who create them. Tonight, May 11th, we will host the Philadelphia premiere of Objectified with screenings at 6:30 and 9 PM, with a panel discussion following the first screening with Gary Hustwit; Dan Formosa, Founder of Smart Design Worldwide; and Westphal Product Design Professor Mike Glaser. Westphal students--don't miss your opportunity to see this film for free! We've just secured an additional 80 tickets, 40 for each show. They're going very quickly, so hurry and stop by the Media Arts office on the 2nd floor of Nesbitt Hall and see Jenna Osbourne for a free ticket voucher. To purchase general admission tickets for $20, click here.
In 2007, we presented the Philadelphia premiere of Gary's film Helvetica to a packed house. Hustwit and the film were nominated for the 2008 Independent Spirit "Truer Than Fiction" Award. Hustwit has produced seven documentary films including I Am Trying To Break Your Heart, the award-winning film about the band Wilco; Moog, a documentary about electronic music pioneer Robert Moog; and Drive Well, Sleep Carefully, a tour film about the band Death Cab for Cutie.
Admission is $20 for the general public and $15 for all Drexel faculty, students and staff as well asAIGA/IDSA members. Click here to purchase tickets for screening in Bossone Auditorium (3128 Market St).