Design Flicks: Died Young, Stayed Pretty


Design Flicks YLW is a monthly event for Kelowna that shows documentaries about a wide variety of design-related topics, from design thinking to typography to famous designers and everything in-between. A brief discussion will follow the film. Sounds interesting, no?
This month, Design Flicks YLW presents…

Died Young, Stayed Pretty
Produced and Directed by Eileen Yaghoobian

See the trailer here:

Died Young, Stayed Pretty is a candid look at the underground poster culture in North America. This unique documentary examines the creative spirit that drives these indie graphic artists. The artists push further into the pulp to grab the attention of passersby, plastering art that’s both vulgar and intensely visceral onto the gnarled surfaces of the urban landscape.

The film gives us intimate look at some of the giants of this modern subculture. Outside of their own circle, they’re virtually unknown. But within their ranks they make up an army of bare knuckle brawlers. Along the way, they manage to create posters that are strikingly obscene, unflinchingly blasphemous and often quite beautiful. Yaghoobian shows these artists for what they are: the vivisectionists of America’s morbidly obese consumer culture.

The film will start Feb 27th, as close to 7pm as possible, so please make sure to arrive on time.

This event is free and open to public.

Thanks to Streaming Café, John van der Woude Designs and Digital Okanagan for their support.

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