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Shadowplay In-Edit 2009
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Photo courtesy of En Silencio
Johnny CashThis documentary directed by Bestor Cram tells the story of the legendary night in 1968 when Johnny Cash performed at Folsom Prison, a prominent event in Cash's career. The film takes us back to the night of the prison performance with the stock footage, new photography and interviews with the people involved. Thursday 5th (10pm, presentation and Q&A with Bestor Cram), Friday 6th (6pm) and Sunday 8th (8pm); Aribau Club 1
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Shadowplay: The Making of Anton CorbijnThis film, written and directed by Josh Whiteman, explores the career of famed Dutch portrait photographer Anton Corbijn who is widely acknowledged by the music industry. The film features Bono, Michael Stipe, Gavin Friday, Brandon Flower and others who tell the story of Korbijn's journey as he tackled his new dream of creating a biopic about Joy Division, 'Control'. Sunday 1st (10.15pm), Tuesday 3rd (8.15pm) and Saturday 7th (6.15pm)
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London's Backstage: Peter WhiteheadA tribute to legendary British director Peter Whitehead who was at the centre of and documented Swinging London and the counterculture of the Sixties. Whitehead filmed the Rolling Stones, Allen Ginsberg at the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Shakespeare Company in protest against the Vietnam War. This series of three films includes 'Led Zeppelin Live at the Royal Albert Hall' (1970).
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Trimpin: The sound of inventionDirector Peter Esmonde documents an amusing creative journey through the sonic world of eccentric artist/inventor/engineer/composer Trimpin. Thisdocumentary follows the artist/inventor as he devises a perpetual motion machine, builds a 20-metre tower of automatic electric guitars, and collaborates with the Kronos Quartet on an outrageous world premiere. Friday 30th (10.30pm) and Saturday 31st (4.30pm)
Unique in Spain, the In-Edit.Beefeater film festival pays homage to the music documentary, featuring films from different decades and genres. Each year, the organisers invite filmmakers, producers and distributors around the world to submit their music films, and the festival showcases films in the Official Selection providing audiences with an intimate look into the life of music legends. Prizes are awarded to the best national and international documentaries and the audience's favourite.
The 2009 edition will take place from October 29th to November 8th and some of the musicians who will be shown on the big-screen are Neil Young, Phil Spector and Spinal Tap; in addition, events such as the 1969 Woodstock festival, the death of Nancy Spungen and Johnny Cash playing at Folsom Prison will be remembered. Guests coming to the festival include Vincent Moon, who will present R.E.M. This is not a Show and director Julien Temple, whose films Madness: The Liberty of Norton Folgate and Oil City Confidential. The Dr. Feelgood Story will be screened.
Takes place at the Rex and Aribau Club cinemas.