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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

R.E.M. Film Coming to Athens


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R.E.M. played in Dublin, Ireland for five nights in a row in 2007.  During this stint overseas, the cameras stayed rolling and captured the entire experience on film.  Now, the hour-long film, entitled This is Not A Show, can be viewed in theatres across the country!

The film was directed by Parisian independent filmmaker Vincent Moon along with Jeremiah and had its world premiere in Minneapolis last month during the Sound Unseen Festival.  Europe got its first taste of the film during the Darklight Festival in Dublin.

Those of you in the Athens eager to catch a glimpse of Mike Mills, Michael Stipe and Peter Buck on the big screen can head to Hotel Indigo on October 26.  More information can be found at the hotel’s official website.

A full list of screening locations can be viewed below:

Cambridge, Massachusetts: IFF Boston at the Brattle, October 14, 9:30pm
Atlanta, Georgia: The Plaza, October 16, 7:30pm
Asbury Park, New Jersey: The ShowRoom, October 18, 9pm
Boise, Idaho: The Egyptian, October 22
Columbus, Ohio: The Drexel, October 22, 8pm
New Haven, Connecticut: Criterion Cinemas, October 23
Tempe, Arizona: Madcap Theatres, October 23
Columbia, South Carolina: The Nickelodeon, October 23
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois: Savoy 16, October 23-24
Bloomington, Indiana: The Ryder presents at IU Fine Arts Theatre, October 24
Montgomery, Alabama: The Capri Theatre, October 24, 9pm
New York, New York: Cinema Purgatorio at the Kraine Theatre, October 27
Los Angeles, California: Downtown Independent, October 27
Burlington, Vermont: UVM Davis Center, October 27, 8pm
Anchorage, Alaska: The Bear Tooth, October 30
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 941 Theater, November 1, 8pm
Dallas, Texas: Dallas Video Festival, November 5

-          Jessica Cole

Currently Listening to:  “Life on Mars” by David Bowie

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