Alice In Wonderland: Silent Film Score by RPM Orchestra

Alice in Wonderland is a 1915 American silent dark fantasy adventure film adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Directed and written by W. W. Young and starring Viola Savoy as Alice, with RPM Orchestra performing an original score during this silent film screening.

 

Media About Media About Media: The Negativland Story

This film follows Negativland from their first incarnation in a suburban bedroom to performing on stages across the globe. From creating the handmade first record release to being sued by one of the largest record companies in the world for copyright infringement. The film highlights interviews with band members David Wills, Mark Hosler, Peter Conheim, Don Joyce, Jon Leidecker, Steev Hise, and Tim Maloney. With live performance footage from the early 80s to recent performances. The film illustrates how the band is never stagnating, every changing and evolving with the times. Since 1980 Negativland have been creating records, CDs, video, fine art, books, radio and live performance using appropriated sounds, images, objects, and text. Mixing original materials and original music with things taken from corporately owned mass culture and the world around them. Their work is now referenced and taught in many college courses in the US, has been written about and mentioned in over 150 books (including “No Logo” by Naomi Klein, “Media Virus” by Douglas Rushkoff).

Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits

Join us for an evening celebrating women in rock! With the Arizona premiere of HERE TO BE HEARD: THE STORY OF THE SLITS (7PM) with music in the lounge prior (6pm) from Stoneypie and a post-screening live performance from DOVI. A portion of the proceeds to benefit Girls Rock! Phoenix. Presented with support from Zia Records and SVIG, Inc. an Art-Based Non-Profit Corporation for Child Refugee Mental & Educational Development.

“HERE TO BE HEARD” The Story of The Slits” is a film about the world’s first all girl punk band who formed in London in 1976, contemporaries of The Clash & The Sex Pistols, they are the pioneering godmothers of the musical movement known as “Punky Reggae”. The film tells the story of the band and the lives of the women involved, from the bands inception in 1976 to the bands end in 2010 coinciding at the death of lead vocalist Ari Up.

When Ari passed away she was working with SLITS tour manager and friend Jennifer Shagawat on a film about the band. After Ari passed and the film was still not completed Jennifer contacted her long time friend Bill over at Molasses Manifesto to come on and help finish the project.

Film includes Viv Albertine (SLITS Guitarist), Ari Up (Slits Vocalist), Palmolive (SLITS Founder/First Drummer), Tessa Pollitt (SLITS Bass Player), Bruce Smith (SLITS Second/PIL Drummer), Hollie Cook (SLITS Vocalist/Keyboards/Percussion), Vivien Goldman (NYU’s Punk Professor), Don Letts (Former SLITS Manager/Punk Documentarian), Dennis Bovell (Producer of The SLITS album CUT), Paul Cook (Sex Pistols Drummer), Gina Birch (Raincoats Bass Player), Adrien Sherwood (Producer/Long time friend and collaborator of the band) and many more!

Film includes previously unseen footage of the band, as well as photographs, & newspaper clippings.

The Godfathers of Hardcore – Screening + Q&A Panel

The Phoenix Film Festival has announced that “The Godfathers of Hardcore,”a documentary by Ian McFarland following the rise of NYC Hardcore through the stories and 30+ years of struggle of Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma of Agnostic Front, will screen as part of the programming this year.

In addition to the screening, there will also be a Q & A featuring McFarland, Miret, and Stigma as well as Danny Marianino from The North Side Kings. So, essentially you’ll get to see a really rad punk documentary on the big screen and also have one of the most fucking awesome days of your life. Just watch the trailer and get as excited as we are!

 

More info here.

The Godfathers of Hardcore – Screening + Q&A Panel

The Phoenix Film Festival has announced that “The Godfathers of Hardcore,”a documentary by Ian McFarland following the rise of NYC Hardcore through the stories and 30+ years of struggle of Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma of Agnostic Front, will screen as part of the programming this year.

In addition to the screening, there will also be a Q & A featuring McFarland, Miret, and Stigma as well as Danny Marianino from The North Side Kings. So, essentially you’ll get to see a really rad punk documentary on the big screen and also have one of the most fucking awesome days of your life. Just watch the trailer and get as excited as we are!

 

More info here.