Sound Unseen announces its 11th season

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The Sound Unseen festival, which celebrates independent films about music, will celebrate its 11th season with a dozen films at three separate locations October 6-10. This season, the festival will show a selection of films at the Southern Theater on the West Bank in addition to hosting events at its longstanding partner the Trylon Microcinema and one at the Red Stag Supper Club.

Highlights include a documentary about troubled and iconic producer Phil Spector, live concert footage of David Byrne, a documentary about the life of Lil' Wayne, and a film inspired and partly created by members of Broken Social Scene.

See below for the full schedule of films, as well as a few accompanying performances by local musicians.


Wednesday, October 6

The Adventures of Prince Achmed
Trylon Microcinema, 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Live accompaniment by local musicians Dreamland Faces


Thursday, October 7

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector
Southern Theater, 7:30 p.m.
Followed by an Opening Night dance party with Hipshaker! DJ Greg Waletski

Wheedle's Groove
Trylon Microcinema, 8:45 p.m.


Friday, October 8

This Movie is Broken
Trylon Microcinema, 7 p.m.

Ride Rise Roar
Southern Theater, 8 p.m.
With a performance by the film's lead dancer-Steven Reker

The Carter
Trylon Microcinema, 9 p.m.

Shadow Play: The Making of Anton Corbijn
Red Stag Supper Club, 10 p.m.



Saturday, October 9


Charlie Haden: Rambling Boy
Trylon Microcinema, 1 p.m.

Do It Again
Trylon Microcinema, 3 p.m.

Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Trylon Microcinema, 5 p.m.

Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why is Everybody Talkin' About Him)
Southern Theater, 8 p.m.
With a very special pre-film performance from founding member of the Jayhawks, Gary Louris

Special screening, TBA
"Sound Unseen has secured the rights to a very exclusive screening profiling a significant, immensely popular and enigmatic artist. We will be releasing the information regarding this title via press release and websites on Sept. 9."


Sunday, October 10

The Adventures of Prince Achmed
Trylon Microcinema, 1:00 p.m.
Live accompaniment by local musicians Dreamland Faces

Closing Party, TBA
With a performance by electro funk band Estate



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