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Project of the Day: If You Remember the 80's, You Weren't There...

By Indiewire | Indiewire October 24, 2012 at 11:18AM

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.
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Starck Project

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

"Starck Project"

Tweetable Logline:

They say if you remember the 80s, you weren’t there. #TheSTARCKPROJECT @Kickstarter can help you remember. Click it out http://bit.ly/RLmSNh
 
Elevator Pitch:
 
The STARCK PROJECT focuses on the night club as a microcosm of the 1980s. Music, fashion, politics, culture, and legal designer drugs played a role in the drama which made Starck Club the hegemonic nightspot of the 1980s. A DEA drug raid led by DEA director, Phil Jordan, ruined the party and the Starck'ers were forced to find their way. Some sadly did not make it out however others went on to find love, happiness and purpose. This is the story of 80s and the STARCK CLUB and those who loved it, lived it and never truly lost it.
 
Production Team:
 

Director/Producer: Michael Cain (Sundance Award Winner, "TV Junkie;" Founding Artistic Director of the AFI Dallas International Film Festival  co-creator of the Dallas Film Society, host of the Dallas International Film Festival)
Director/Editor: Miles Hargrove
Producers: Melina McKinnon, Dennis Bishop ("Dexter")
Producer/Music Supervisor: Wade Hampton
Executive Producers: Gary Cogill and Ruth Mutch ("Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best," "TV Junkie")

About the Production:
 

"Dallas was the epicenter for 1980s counterculture. The heartbeat of the city was the STARCK CLUB – Shangri-La for the rich, the famous, the uber hip: movie stars, rock stars, sports celebrities, Dallas debutantes, politicians all found peace and love together. The then legal drug, MDMA or “Ecstasy”, was adding euphoric fuel to the fire. I entered the curtains of the STARCK CLUB a right wing, conservative, real estate agent in my twenties who thought I had seen and done it all. I came out only a real estate agent who never saw the world the same again." -- Michael Cain

Current Status:
 
Post-Production, looking for funds for music rights.
 
For more information and to support this project:
 
 
 
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