John Commare’s short film The Beautiful People tells the story of two trust fund kids who get cut off by their families.

The Beautiful People, produced by Coincidence Films with actor/executive producer Steven James Price (The Beast),  screens Thursday at River East Art Center, alongside a show by artists from the River East art education program Project 465, and live painting of Michael Jackson portraits.

It’s free, from 5:30-8:30 PM at 435 E. Illinois.