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David Lynch Launches “Festival of Disruption” with Film, Music and More

“Life is a festival of disruption,” according to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Now filmmaker and Maharishi disciple David Lynch will create his own Festival of Disruption. Taking place at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on October 8 and October 9, the festival will feature film, music, photography, multimedia, dance, and discussions all curated by Lynch himself.

On the film side, the festival will screen the documentary Blue Velvet RevisitedThe Elephant Man, and rare David Lynch shorts.

There will talks by architect Frank Gehry, Mel Brooks, Kyle McLachlan & Laura Dern, and Blondie’s Debbie Harry & Chris Stein. Chris Milk will exhibit a virtual reality piece.

There will be musical performances by St. Vincent, Sky Ferreira, Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Twin Peaks composer Angelo Badalamenti, and Xiu Xiu, as well as DJ’ing from Questlove, and more.

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 24, at 10am, starting at $199 for a two-day general admission pass.  All proceeds will benefit the David Lynch Foundation.

Watch a teaser for the festival above and find out more here.

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