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ART OF THE PRANK to tour with the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers

Southern Circuit Tour Laurel

Starting September 1, 2016, ART OF THE PRANK, Andrea Marini’s feature documentary about Joey Skaggs, will be on tour in seven cities in the South, courtesy of South Arts Inc., an Atlanta based nonprofit regional arts organization, and local sponsors. Director & producer, Andrea Marini, producer, Judy Drosd,

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Earlville Opera House Arts Center to screen ART OF THE PRANK next week

Join Joey Skaggs and members of the Earlville Opera House Arts Center on Saturday, August 27, 2016 for a 45th anniversary celebration and a screening of ART OF THE PRANK, Andrea Marini’s feature documentary film about Joey’s work. In 1971, Joey Skaggs rescued the abandoned Opera House

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And If You Believe That, I Have a Bridge to Sell You

And If You Believe That, I Have a Bridge to Sell You: The Men Who Sold the Brooklyn Bridge, by Hannah Frishberg, Brownstoner.com, June 28, 2016 You may or may not have heard the well-known phrase, “If you believe that, then I’ve got a bridge to sell you.” But

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ART OF THE PRANK wins San Francisco DocFest Jury Prize for Best Film!!

Thank you San Francisco DocFest Jury!

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ART OF THE PRANK wins Best of Fest, Prix d’Or at Lower East Side Film Festival!!

Film Festival Roundup: Lower East Side Film Festival Unveils Winners, Telluride Names Guest Director and More, by Kate Erbland, Indiewire, June 16, 2016 EXCLUSIVE: The 6th Annual Lower East Side Film Festival and their 2016 panel of judges, including Ethan Hawke, Cindy Tolan, Steve Farneth and Raul Castillo have announced

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival to screen ART OF THE PRANK in July

On June 11, 2016, in Perth Australia, Andrea Marini’s documentary film ART OF THE PRANK was screened at a special press preview for the Revelation Perth International Film Festival. Here’s some buzz from that screening: Revelation International Film Festival Launch with preview of documentary feature The Art

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If You’re Reading This, You’ve Already Been Conned: Joey Skaggs Doc Premieres in LES

Joey Skaggs in Celebrity Sperm Bank hoax

Film documenting media hoax artist opens up LES Film Festival By Spencer Roth-Rose, The New York Observer, June 13, 2016 Good God, we’re easy to fool. It feels a bit counterintuitive to be writing, in the media, about media hoaxer Joey Skaggs. Skaggs, who was interviewed this past week

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NY Observer: Watch Out, New York City: Hoax Master Joey Skaggs Is in Town

Watch Out, New York City: Hoax Master Joey Skaggs Is in Town By Vida Weisblum, The New York Observer, June 8, 2016 You may not have heard of Joey Skaggs, but you’ve probably seen him disguised as one of his various aliases like Doctor Schlafer or Father

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The Lo-Down from the Lower East Side

Andrea Marini’s “Art of the Prank” Pays Tribute to Artist and Media Hoaxster Joey Skaggs The Lo-Down NY, by Traven Rice, June 8, 2016 The Lower East Side Film Festival is kicking off their 2016 lineup Thursday night with Art of the Prank, an excellent documentary about

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Christian Science Monitor on pranks gone wrong

Joey Skaggs is interviewed by Lisa Suhay for The Christian Science Monitor, June 7, 2016. Prank gone wrong puts Marlins prospect on disabled list …Hoaxing icon Joey Skaggs, whose new documentary Art of the Prank screens this week, says in a telephone interview that he has several

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