Despite the snow and the cold, the Twin Cities are a place many Africans call home, and those over at the Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul decided to celebrate that fact with a festival called Images of Africa.
Are you ready to rock, Twin Cities? Hüsker Dü and The National are waiting in the wings to bookend the 2013 Sound Unseen Film/Music/Art festival, which opens today and runs through Sunday, Nov. 17.
This November, one of the most hotly anticipated local festivals will open with Hüsker Dü and close with The National, with appearances by The Descendents, Peaches, Madlib & MF Doom, Cloud Cult, Tapes N’ Tapes, Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Doe from X, and many more in between.
The Trylon Microcinema, Take-Up Productions and 89.3 The Current are teaming up to bring you this year’s finest selection of music- and art-centric films, many of which are receiving their local or regional premieres. Yes, it’s time to delve deep into Sound Unseen!
Remember that scene at the beginning of Back to the Future when Michael J. Fox’s time-traveler Marty McFly plugs his guitar into Doc Brown’s two-story amplifier? That rush Marty got as he was sent careening into the opposite wall of the garage may compare favorably to the feeling some Twin Cities film and music fans are getting.
Nigel Tufnel would be proud. This year, the Sound Unseen film festival goes to 11. Eleven years, that is. The popular series of music-related films (documentary, art and otherwise) has been running in the Twin […]