Sound & Vision

Description

Sound & Vision brings together siblings of form through a new music documentary series in partnership with DRIP (records). In addition to screening both repertory and contemporary music docs, local bands will perform live before each film, bringing a bit more action to Columbia’s Saturday night.

Schedule

Sep 30

Madonna: Truth or Dare

This film is a part of our Sound & Vision series presented in partnership with Drip (records).

Featuring live performance from blue,girl.

Director: Alek Keshishian

Get ready to sing along with the ultimate pop star and study up for our 100% 90s trivia before the screening!

A behind the scenes look at the tour that Rolling Stone magazine dubbed the “Greatest Concert of the 1990s.” Get into the Groove with legendary pop star Madonna on her 1990 Blond Ambition Tour. The tour was intended to promote Madonna’s chart topping fourth studio album Like a Prayer and the resulting film features extravagant performances of hit singles “Holiday,” “Like a Virgin,” and “Vogue,” alongside behind the scene footage with celebrities including Al Pacino and then-boyfriend Warren Beatty. Executing perfectly choreographed dance moves and sporting the blonde curls of her Marilyn-period, Madonna reveals herself as the bold chameleon who would transform what it means to be a superstar.

Oct 21

The Decline of Western Civilization Part I

This film is a part of our Sound & Vision series presented in partnership with Drip (records).

With a performance by fk mt.

Director: Penelope Spheeris

The essential punk film. Before Wayne’s World legendary filmmaker Penelope Spheeris made her mark with this extraordinary portrait of Los Angeles’ punk scene. Featuring rare footage of the Alice Bag Band, Germs, Circle Jerks, X, Black Flag, D ecline is also a rare portrait of legendary musicians off the clock – discussing their hopes, dreams and lifestyle.

fk mt. (pronounced f*ck mountain) is a fuzzed-out stoner pop band from Columbia, reminiscent of bands like early Silverchair and Nirvana. Mixing grunge and indie punk, their songs are loaded with reverb, fuzz, and heavy, catchy riffs, accompanied by melodic and fraught vocals.

Nov 25

Soul Power

This film is a part of our Sound & Vision series presented in partnership with Drip (records).

Director: Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte

Occurring alongside the legendary “Rumble in the Jungle” boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, the Zaire ‘74 concert united R&B legends James Brown, BB King and Bill Withers with renowned African musicians including Miriam Makemba and Afrisa. Edited from over 125 hours of footage shot in Zaire in 1974, this verité documentary captures the festival in all of its glory and features outstanding musical performances alongside powerful condemnations of global racism.