Each year, Film POP presents a slate of nearly 20 music-related film events, including important premieres, retrospective screenings, expanded cinema performances, live film scores, music videos and shorts at a variety of professional and unconventional spaces.
Opening Film, presented by Festival du Nouveau Cinema
BAYOU MAHARAJAH: THE TRAGIC GENIUS OF JAMES BOOKER
Lily Keber | USA 2013 | 90min. | Canadian Premiere
Director Lily Keber in Person!
Wednesday, September 25 – 8:00PM – 8$
Reception to follow
Cinema Politica presents
HOW WE PLAYED THE REVOLUTION
Giedre Zickyte |Lithuania 2011 | 69min. | Canadian Premiere
Thursday, September 26 – 7:00PM – 8$
A BAND CALLED DEATH
Mark Christopher Covino and Jeff Howlett | USA 2012 | 96min. |Quebec Premiere
Thursday, September 26 – 9:00PM - 8$
Plays with music video for Ethan Daniel Davidson’s I SEE SATAN FALL LIKE LIGHTNING, directed by Otto Buj.
Marcelo Machado | Brazil / USA / UK 2012 | 87min.
Friday, September 27 – 7:00PM - 8$
Tibor Takács | Canada 1978 | 76min.
Friday, September 27 – 9 :15PM - 8$
Co-presented by Canuxploitation.com
Special thanks to Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
PERSISTENCE OF VISION
Kevin Schreck | Canada / UK / USA 2012 | 83min. | Quebec Premiere
Saturday, September 28 – 4:30PM - 8$
Plays with short film:
Silvia Carpizo | Spain 2013 | 3min.
Allison Anders and Kurt Voss | USA 2012 | 87min. | Canadian Premiere
Saturday, September 28 – 7:00PM – $10 adv / $12 door
Plays with music video for Half Girl’s LEMMY, I’M A FEMINIST, directed by Frank Behnke and German underground horror auteur Jorg Buttgereit.
Phi Centre presents
FILMAGE: THE STORY OF THE DESCENDENTS/ALL
Deedle LaCour and Matt Riggle | USA 2013 | 90min.
Saturday, September 28 – 9 :30PM - 8$
Plays with music video for Alpha Consumer’s EAT, the latest from pioneering music video director Chuck Statler (known for his work with DEVO and Stiff Records)
L’EDEN ET APRÈS
Alain Robbe-Grillet | France /Czechoslovakia1970 | 93min. | VOF with English Subtitles
Sunday, September 29 – 4:30PM - 8$
GOOD OL’ FREDA
Ryan White | USA 2013 | 86min. | Quebec Premiere
Sunday, September 29 – 7:30PM - 8$
Reception to follow