Hustle (With My Muscle)

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Sun, Jul 27

9:30pm

Hustle (With My Muscle)
Various, 2013/2014
71 minutes

Hustle: to force (someone) to move hurriedly or unceremoniously in a specified direction. This shorts program examines the formal properties of the hustle. From transgender icon Bambi Lake to famed Parisian cat burglar Irma Vep (by way of Zackary Drucker), sweaty boys in jockstraps and grungy hipsters playing phallic drinking games to good ol’ Lily Tomlin, “Hustle (With My Muscle)” eyes life in the fast, cheap, and out-of-control lane.

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Series: NewFest 2014

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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