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Studio Movie/Talk: Bonus Time: a Dirty Canteen Documentary by Vito Pellicano

February 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The Expressive Arts Institute and The Expressive Arts Foundation present filmmaker Vito Pellicano’s documentary Bonus Time. Bonus Time poses the question what is worth doing with the rest of your life? This 30 minute film is the pilot for a series of films documenting the lives of artist vets. In it we get to hear the artist’s process, and their ideas about art, war, life and the impact of the experience upon the creative process. 

Bonus Time - Episode I - A Dirty Canteen Documentary Series about Military Veteran Artists-HD.00_00_10_08.Still001

The film will show at at 7pm, followed by a moderated discussion with the filmmaker, the audience and some of the vets from the Dirty Canteen Project. It promises to be an engaging and enlightening evening,

Admission is FREE, but seating is limited. Please RSVP to Wes@arts4change.com. Donations will be accepted for the Dirty Canteen project. 

NOTE: This film features strong language, graphic images and nudity that may not be suitable for younger audiences. Parental discretion advised. 

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Film Still featuring artwork from Giuseppe Pellicano The Grenade Series

About The Dirty Canteen Documentary Series. The series will highlight artists who art part of this generation’s Veteran Art Movement. These artists have exhibited their works in Galleries, Museums and Educational Institutions across the United States and abroad. They are masters of their craft, both in medium and in concept. Most have earned or are in the process of earning Master’s Degrees in Fine Arts. The viewer will be able to witness their individual processes as well as learn how they create meaningful and powerful works that hope to inspire and engage others through contemplation and conversation.

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Film Still featuring Artwork by Daniel Donovan

The stories shared are personal reflections of their individual military experiences, but are often mirrored by many other Veterans, both past and present.

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Film still, featuring art by Jesse Albrecht


February 10, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Expressive Arts Institute
2820 Roosevelt Rd.
San Diego, CA 92104 United States


Judith Greer Essex