For Vaynshtok, the second was bittersweet, as he could not be current to see how audiences reacted to his crime film that includes organ-harvesting mobsters on a quest for vengeance.
“Being that last year we were still in the midst of COVID, I sat out most of the festivals, especially since some were in other countries,” Vaynshtok tells New Times.
Hoping to treatment the state of affairs, Vaynshtok has arrange a free screening of the brief movie on June 25 at Tomas Redrado Art with every kind of festivities, together with music, artwork, and an open bar.
“We’re going to project the film digitally in 4K on one of the walls of the gallery. Kronenbourg is supplying complimentary 1664 Blanc,” he provides.
Besides the free ale, Vaynshtok, a musician who performs underneath the moniker Slavvy, reached out to some mates to produce the sounds to make the evening a celebration.
“Bed Scene is a great local band with top vibes that are going to play. John Caignet from Jolt Radio is a dear friend and has supported me and my musical endeavors since my high-school band Fight Like Animals,” he says. “He’s had his finger on the pulse of the Miami music scene for over a decade — he’s the man.”
Local artist John Barrymore will present the artwork for the night. Barrymore and Vaynshtok have been mates since childhood, so Barrymore took their previous and current friendship in thoughts for what efficiency artwork he can be presenting through the occasion.
“Fundraiser for Lauren Lauren is an auction that will run for the duration of the opening. We want to bring awareness to Lauren Lauren and make Lauren Lauren™ a thing. Polaroids $20 is a painting that charges customers $10 for selfies and $20 for Polaroids,” Barrymore explains.
The pair selected Tomas Redrado Art in Little River as the positioning for the occasion after Barrymore dragged alongside Vaynshtok to a couple artwork openings on the house.
“We’d been to shows at Tomas Redrado Art, and we really connected with Tomas and some of the artists he represents. The idea to do a show came together organically after seeing the program [at the gallery],” Vaynshtok explains.
This would be the first movie screened at Tomas Redrado Art, however the eponymous gallerist is grateful for this chance to stretch the boundaries of what his house might be.
“We don’t see our gallery as yet just another art gallery dedicated to visual contemporary art, but as the true center of a movement where artists collaborate,” Redrado says. “It will be the first time we present a film as part of our catalog, and I’m quite excited to feature another medium of art and expression at the gallery.”
And for Vaynshtok, it is a chance to witness a dwell viewers absorb his half-English, half-Russian crime opus.
What Can Be Broken, Should Be Broken. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Tomas Redrado Art, 8163 NE Second Ave, Miami; tomasredradoart.com. Admission is free.