Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Awesome Fest: Docu on 'The Cap'n Video Show'

Awesome Fest movie series in Philly's Northern Liberties section features a docu on 'The Cap'n Video Show' on Aug. 21.

Awesome Fest: Docu on 'The Cap'n Video Show'

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The Awesome Fest, outdoor film screenings in the Northern Liberties will present the funky docu Beauty Day , at dusk on Aug. 21

It's about Ohioan Ralph Zavadil's pioneering pre-Jackass wild-‘n’-stupid-stunts cable access show form the mid-90s, The Cap'n Video Show.

Docu director Jay Cheel will be on hand for a Q&A.

See clips of some of Ralph Zavadil's crazy stunts.

More info on The Awesome Fest on the Web and  on Facebook.

Here’s the Beauty Day trailer.

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