santaEyeosaur and MVD Visual are proud to announce the DVD release of Wesley Willis’s Joy Rides on December 8, 2009!

Wesley Willis’s Joy Rides won the Gold Hugo for the Chicago Award at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival. It premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in January 2008, and has since been shown at Noise Pop Film Festival, Hot Docs, SXSW, and The Starz Denver Film Festival.

The film can be yours to own via our Buy DVD section.

In celebration of Wesley Willis’s Joy Rides DVD release the following FREE city premieres have been scheduled!

Free Screening in Brooklyn
Monday, December 7, 2009 – 8 p.m. at Glasslands Gallery
289 Kent Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211
With music by Teenage Prayers and Eric Lindley.

Free Screening in Chicago
Sunday, December 6, 2009 – 7 p.m. at The Empty Bottle
1035 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60622
With music following the screening.

Free Screening in Philadelphia
The Continuing Story of the Outsider (fest)
Monday, November 30, 2009 – Midnight at National Mechanics Bar & Restaurant
22 S. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19106 / (215) 701-4883
With music by Bobo, Personae Joe Melchiorre, Technophobes, and more!