Now you know where every bad video you've ever watched or made winds up: at the Found Footage Festival. Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher (whose work credits include The Onion, The Colbert Report and Late Show With David Letterman) started the touring comedy show in 2004, showcasing their treasure trove of VHS oddities — mostly exercise tapes and home movies — culled from garage sales, thrift stores and Dumpsters. Tonight, the two screen their latest cream of the crap, including classroom films from the 1960s and '70s and a vintage video on how to care for a ferret, accompanied by their usual snarky commentary; plus, opening performances by comedian-blogger Jacy Catlin and Kenny Strasser, “the Fake Yo Yo Pro.” If you still haven't found what you're looking for, Dan Harmon (creator of Community) and Rob Schrab (director of Community, The Sarah Silverman Program and Parks and Recreation) display their findings this week as part of Schrab and Harmon's Found Crap: 2012 Festival Edition! at Cinefamily, which also hosts Found Footage Battle Royale 2012, where audience members can submit their own videos and YouTube clips. Find something really embarrassing or risk embarrassing us. Largo at the Coronet, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd.; Fri., Aug. 24, 9 p.m.; $25. (310) 855-0350, largo-la.com.
Fri., Aug. 24, 9 p.m., 2012
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