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AWARD WINNERS

AWARD WINNERS

Best Music Video: Goths! On the Bus (Karen and Jaimz Asmundsen, Canada) Best Short Documentary: Music Man Murray (Richard Parks, USA) Best Short Fiction: Narcocorrido (Ryan Prows, USA) Best Feature Fiction: Sons of Norway (Jens Lien, Norway) Best Feature Documentary: Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet (Jesse Vile, USA/UK) Special Jury...

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FEATURE FILMS

FEATURE FILMS

Bad Brains: Band in DC (Mandy Stein & Benjamin Logan, USA) California Solo (Marshall Lewy, USA) Charles Bradley: Soul of America (Poull Brien, USA) Control Tower (Kanseito) (Takahiro Miki, Japan) Don’t Follow Me (I’m Lost): A Film About Bobby Bare Jr. (William Miller, USA) Fluchkes (Ofer Inov, Israel) Ganzfield (Brian...

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MUSIC VIDEOS

MUSIC VIDEOS

Blah Blah Blah – “Why Am I The Only One Laughing” (Kasia Konair, USA) Brad Standley & The Foxflies – “Tik Tok Nation” (Anais Godard, USA) Chris Connelly – “Wait For Amateur” (Shayna Connelly, USA) Face Time Police – “Nothing Left To Break” (James Serra, USA) Factal Farm – “Bloodless”...

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PANELS

PANELS

Queens of Country with Lizzy Caplan, Joe Lo Truglio, Matt Walsh, Ryan Page & Christopher Pomerenke I Want My Name Back with Roger Paradiso, Wonder Mike & Master Gee Irvine Welsch’s Ecstasy with Rob Heydon and Irvine Welsh Parallax Sounds with Augusto Contento (???) Holiday Road with Michael Suter, Kevin M....

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JURORS

JURORS

Keirda Bahruth (Director/Producer; Bob and the Monster, We Live In Public) Warren Cohen (Producer/Writer; VH1 Docs That Rock, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly) Marty Lennartz (Creative Director of Programming; WXRT) Dave Watson (Cofounder; MusicFilmWeb) Allison Anders (Director; Sugar Town, Strutter, Grace of My Heart) Jon Langford (Musician; the Waco Brothers, the...

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SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

A Retrospective with Les Blank: Dizzy Gillespie, Always For Pleasure, Spend It All, Dry Wood, Ziveli! & A Well Spent Life Exclusive Work-In-Progress Preview: Parallax Sounds (Augusto Contento) with Steve Albini, Ken Vandermark and Augusto Contento Rock Poster Show with Scout Shannon and Steve Walters

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SHORT FILMS

SHORT FILMS

Approximately Nels Cline (Steven Okazaki, USA) Audiogram (Alice Ionescu, Romania) Below New York (Matt Finlin, USA) Da! A Concert Film (Robert Beshara, USA) Goths! On the Bus! (Karen & Jaimz Asmundson, Canada) Hamac Caziim (H. Paul Moon, USA) Heart of Rhyme (Cory Bowles, Canada) How to Make Your Own Paul...

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MUSIC

MUSIC

Abstract Black at Rodan ADULT. at Wicker Park Arts Center Awe Dub Sessions at Rodan Bobby Bare Jr. at The Hideout Damon Locks at Wicker Park Arts Center Hot As Hell at Wicker Park Arts Center Hubble at Wicker Park Arts Center Jay E at Debonair Jeff Harms at Wicker Park...

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LIVE ACCOMPANIMENTS

Bobby Bare Jr. & Lawrence Peters Outfit with Don’t Follow Me I’m Lost (William Miller) Mucca Pazza with Fanfare for Marching Band (Daniele Wilmouth & Peter Carpenter) Sister Spit with Michelle Tea, Dorothy Allison & Mx. Justin Vivian Bond ADULT. & Hubble with ADULT.’s Three Grace(s) Triptych (Nicola Kuperus & Adam Lee Miller)...

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SHORT FILMS

SHORT FILMS

Beat (Short Fiction, New Zealand, Virginia Pitts) The Death of Triforce (Short Documentary, USA, Jon Salimes & Anthony Lopez) Doina (Short Fiction, Romania, Nikolas Grasso) Dress to Impress (Short Fiction, USA, Lizette Montesinos) Elsewhere (Short Fiction, UK, Mathy Tremewan & Fran Broadhurst) Eyes Manouche (Short Documentary, USA, Ratko Momcilovic) The...

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MUSIC

MUSIC

Backyard Tire Fire, Steepwater Band, and Hollus at Double Door Mike Watt & the Missingmen at Schubas All Natural Group at Subterranean Ha Ha Tonka, The Spring Standards, and Jerome Holloway at Subterranean Tutu & the Pirates at Double Door Tim Rutili & Gillian Lisee, Gurf Morlix at Hideout Eyes...

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SPECIAL FILM PRESENTATIONS

Bouncing Cats (Feature Documentary, USA/Uganda, Nabil Elderkin) Fix: The Ministry Movie (Feature Documentary, USA, Douglas Freel) Freaks in Love (Feature Documentary, USA, Skizz Cyzyk & David Koslowski) Puccini and the Girl (Feature Fiction, Italy, Paolo Benvenuti & Paola Baroni) We Jam Econo (Feature Documentary, USA, Tim Irwin)

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LIVE ACCOMPANIMENTS

LIVE ACCOMPANIMENTS

Wrekmeister Harmonies accompany Lucifer Rising & Scorpio Rising (Kenneth Anger) Joan of Arc accompany The Passion of Joan of Arc (France, 1929, Carl Th. Dreyer) Paul Festa accompanies The Glitter Emergency Utopia in Four Movements: A Live Documentary by Sam Green and Dave Cerf with the Quavers Brent Green, Brendan...

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JURORS

JURORS

Martin Atkins (musician: Pigface, PiL; director, 16 Days in China) Steven A. Jones (producer, Henry… Portrait of a Serial Killer) Marty Lennartz (DJ, WXRT) Joe Losurdo (musician, director: You Weren’t There) Christina Tillman (director: You Weren’t There) Ambrose Roche (film producer, film programmer at North by Northeast) Shanti Masud (filmmaker,...

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PANELS

PANELS

“The Internet Has Destroyed and/or Saved the Music Industry,” featuring Devin DiMattia and AV Club Chicago writers Josh Modell and Nathan Rabin. “Independent Music Promotion in Chicago” featuring the staff of TheRecordIndustry.com, Chicago Hip-Hop Initiative founder Amina Norman-Hawkins, and venue owners. “The Greatest Music Video Ever Made” featuring music video...

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MUSIC VIDEOS

MUSIC VIDEOS

Bambu – “Old Man Raps” (USA, Patricio Ginelsa) The Bedroom Philosopher – “Northcote (So Hungover)” (Australia, Craig Melville) Drunken Monkee – “Get It Off My Chest” (USA, Amir George) Face Time Police – “Seashells” (USA, Corey Martinez) Hauscha – “Morgenrot” (Germany, Jeff Desom) Maryanne Camallari – “Look to the Sea”...

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FEATURE FILMS

FEATURE FILMS

The Anatomy of Vince Guaraldi (Feature Documentary, USA, Andrew Thomas & Toby Gleason) Arias with a Twist (Feature Documentary, USA, Bobby Sheehan) The Ballad of Mott the Hoople (Feature Documentary, UK, Chris Hall & Mike Kerry) Blaze Foley: Duct Tape Messiah (Feature Documentary, USA, Kevin Triplett) Bob and the Monster...

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AWARD WINNERS

AWARD WINNERS

Best Feature Documentary: Bob and the Monster (USA, Keirda Bahruth) Best Feature Fiction: Score: A Hockey Musical (Canada, Michael McGowan) Best Short Documentary: R. Luke Dubois: Running Out of Time (USA, H. Paul Moon) Best Short Fiction: Doina (Romania, Nikolas Grasso) Best Music Video: Hauscha – “Morgenrot” (Germany, Jeff Desom)

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