Scene and Heard - Music Documentary Shorts
Documentary Shorts Line-Up (75 min.)
New Uke City (West Coast Premiere)
Dir. Clyde Folley
'NEW UKE CITY is an exploration of New York's thriving ukulele community based around the monthly Ukulele Cabaret, a 'six-hour ukulele behemoth' where ukulele players of all backgrounds gather and let loose. Styles range from tin pan alley, metal, new wave, and showtunes. The film follows Jason, Gio, Jamie and Ziggy from the stage to their everyday lives to illustrate the relationship between their lives, the instrument, and the city. Distorted ukuleles? Check. Bucket of slime? Check. This ain't yo mama's ukulele music.
Squirrel Nut Zippers "Musical Candy" (Southwest Premiere)
Dir. Clay Walker
"Musical Candy" is the documentary by filmmaker Clay Walker on the North Carolina music group the 'Squirrel Nut Zippers.' The film was created during 1995-1996 prior to the Zipper's release of the 'Hot' album and their rise to worldwide popularity. The documentary features live performances from their first California tour including performances at KCRW and Cafe du Norde.
Vinyl Scrapyard (West Coast Premiere)
Dir. Billups Allen
Vinyl Scrapyard is a documentary about the death of the independent record store as told through the anecdotes and opinions of the clerks who run them. Shot in Washington D.C., Houston, Tucson and Memphis, the film presents the record store as a cultural phenomenon and explores the dangers of removing human contact from the music buying process.
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