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SOUND UNSEEN MUSIC + FILM FESTIVAL

November 9 - 13 at the Trylon

Sound Unseen presents year-round programming at the Trylon on the second Wednesday of each month, as well as an annual festival in November. Tickets are $13. For more information, visit soundunseen.com.

TRAMPS!

(2022, DCP, Canada, 104m) dir Kevin Hegge. Rising from the nihilistic ashes of the punk movement in the late 1970s, a fresh crowd of flamboyant fashionistas, who would later be christened the New Romantics, began to materialize on the streets of East London, England. Repositioning the New Romantics as an art movement rather than an […]

BAND + MAD / WOMAN

BAND (2022, DCP, Iceland, 88m) dir Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir. If This Is Spinal Tap had been centered on an all-female group of Icelandic performance-artist musicians, it would look a lot like Band. singer-turned-filmmaker Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir’s hilarious and poignant portrait of the misadventures of her Post Performance Blues Band. Renowned in the underground Reykjavik music scene since […]

TRACES OF GLORY

(2022, DCP, USA, 89m) dir Mark Allen Davis. The year was 1992. And far from the sonic explosion of grunge, Los Angeles was beginning to experience the languid aftershocks of slowcore band IDAHO. Performing to rave reviews, they appeared to be on the cusp of international stardom. Yet 30 years later, their legacy remains known […]

COUNTRY GOLD

(2022, DCP, USA, 84m) dir Mickey Reece. George Jones invites country music superstar Troyal Brooks out on the town in Nashville the night before George is to be cryogenically frozen in 1994. MN premiere. 9:15 $13

SMITHEREENS

(1982, Blu-Ray, USA, 93m) dir Susan Seidelman. 40th Anniversary Screening. Director Susan Seidelman established her distinctive vision of New York City with this debut feature, the lo-fi original for her vibrant portraits of women reinventing themselves. After escaping New Jersey, the quintessentially punk Wren (Susan Berman)—a spark plug in fishnets—moves to the city with the […]

DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN

(1985, Blu-Ray, USA, 104m) dir Susan Seidelman. Roberta (Rosanna Arquette) is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan (Madonna), she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline “Desperately Seeking Susan” […]

MIXTAPE TRILOGY: STORIES OF THE POWER OF MUSIC

(2021, DCP, USA, 94m) dir Kathleen Ermitage. Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music explores one of the most intense and unique relationships between people who rarely meet: music artists and their fans. Folk-rock icons Indigo Girls openly share their journey, which has powerfully influenced the life of their biggest fan. Composer and pianist […]

THE COMPUTER ACCENT

(2021, DCP, USA, 90m) dir Riel Roch-Decter, Sebastian Pardo. The Computer Accent is a documentary that follows the intrepid pop group YACHT as they hand over the reins to Artificial Intelligence (AI). As they put AI to the test in the name of art, what will they learn about themselves in the process? MN premiere.  […]

GETTING IT BACK: THE STORY OF CYMANDE

(2022, DCP, UK, 90m) dir Tim Mackenzie-Smith. The British group Cymande are unsung heroes whose message of peace, love and funk sailed beyond Britain’s shores and helped shape music for five decades. Long after they stopped playing, the music played on, so they returned to play some more. In the racially turbulent UK of the […]

OKAY! THE ASD BAND FILM + MY OPINION

OKAY! (THE ASD BAND FILM) (2022, DCP, Canada, 87m) dir Mark Bone. Life is a play, and everybody has the script but you. -Jackson D. Begley This is how one member of The ASD Band, featuring four talented autistic individuals, describes what’s it like when you’re on the spectrum. Through a shared love of music, […]

I GET KNOCKED DOWN

(2021, DCP, UK, 87m) dir Sophie Robinson, Dunston Bruce. Dunstan Bruce is 59, and for many years he was the frontman of the Leeds-based anarcho-pop group Chumbawamba. In the slipstream of the punk movement, the band formed a cheerful bunch of activists, both on and off stage. As an indie band, they almost hit rock […]

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