SU18 Festival Film | Don't Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker
Nov
12
1:00 PM13:00

SU18 Festival Film | Don't Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker

In 2007, 11 years after one of the most influential American punk bands, Jawbreaker, called it quits the three members, Blake Schwarzenbach, Chris Bauermeister, and Adam Pfahler reconnected in a San Francisco recording studio to listen back to their albums, reminisce and even perform together.

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SU18 Festival Film | Don't Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker w/ Filmmaker Q&A
Nov
11
9:30 PM21:30

SU18 Festival Film | Don't Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker w/ Filmmaker Q&A

In 2007, 11 years after one of the most influential American punk bands, Jawbreaker, called it quits the three members, Blake Schwarzenbach, Chris Bauermeister, and Adam Pfahler reconnected in a San Francisco recording studio to listen back to their albums, reminisce and even perform together.

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SU18 Festival Film | Sammy Davis JR.: I Gotta Be Me
Nov
11
7:15 PM19:15

SU18 Festival Film | Sammy Davis JR.: I Gotta Be Me

A dancer, singer, impressionist, and actor of unparalleled charisma, Sammy Davis Jr. began dazzling audiences at age three and never stopped until his death at 64. A star of stage and screen and member of the legendary Rat Pack, he broke racial barriers but paid a heavy price for it. Defying societal norms concerning interracial romance, religion, and political affiliation, Davis courted controversy many times, but always with grace and honesty.

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SU18 Festival Film | Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart w/ Q&A
Nov
11
12:45 PM12:45

SU18 Festival Film | Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart w/ Q&A

The former Hüsker Dü co-songwriter/singer/drummer welcomes you into his world, immediately addresses any Hüsker Dü reunion possibilities in an old interview, and is shown wailing behind his kit during that renowned middle-American punk band’s heyday. And that all happens before the film’s title even appears.

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SU18 Festival Film | No Resolution w/ Director Q&A & Performance + short film Soma & Lil
Nov
10
9:45 PM21:45

SU18 Festival Film | No Resolution w/ Director Q&A & Performance + short film Soma & Lil

The debut feature film by songwriter Tim Kasher (Cursive, The Good Life), “No Resolution” explores the relationship of never-was musician, Cary, and his newly pregnant fIancé, Jean (Maura Kidwell from USA’s Sirens), as they struggle with concepts of family and settling down.

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SU18 Festival Film | Sound Unseen Shorts Program
Nov
10
9:30 PM21:30

SU18 Festival Film | Sound Unseen Shorts Program

A collection of music videos and short documentaries, the Sound Unseen Shorts Programs features artists, filmmakers, and musicians making stunning and sometimes confounding narratives into dazzling visuals, whereas our short documentaries find subjects celebrating music, art and unpredictable stories in everyday life.

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SU18 Festival Film | Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart w/ Q&A
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

SU18 Festival Film | Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart w/ Q&A

The former Hüsker Dü co-songwriter/singer/drummer welcomes you into his world, immediately addresses any Hüsker Dü reunion possibilities in an old interview, and is shown wailing behind his kit during that renowned middle-American punk band’s heyday. And that all happens before the film’s title even appears.

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SU18 Festival Special Event | Meet & Greet and In Conversation with Penelope Spheeris
Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

SU18 Festival Special Event | Meet & Greet and In Conversation with Penelope Spheeris

Sound Unseen presents a special “meet & greet and in conversation” with director Penelope Spheeris before the screening of The Decline of Western Civilization Part III at Trylon Cinema. We’ll be talking to her about her career, the Decline trilogy, what is was like making Wayne’s World (celebrating a 25 year anniversary, this year), SuburbiaDudes, and directing episodes of Roseanne.

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SU18 Festival Party | Sound Unseen Happy Hour
Nov
8
4:00 PM16:00

SU18 Festival Party | Sound Unseen Happy Hour

Get your pre-game on with a special Sound Unseen Happy Hour Wednesday, November 8, at Muddy Waters from 4:00-6:30pm. Come hang out with the Sound Unseen staff and volunteers before the festival gets rolling that evening with the special screenings of “The Decline of Western Civilization Part I & Part II” at the Trylon Cinema.

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Feminist Video Quarterly & Sound Unseen Present [HINDRANCE]
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

Feminist Video Quarterly & Sound Unseen Present [HINDRANCE]

Feminist Video Quarterly is a community and series of screenings made by local women and gender non-conforming artists. Screenings held at lil art spaces around the cities. Join us for our seventh screening, in collaboration with Sound Unseen - [HINDRANCE] is a collection of work featuring music and videos made by WTF artists. Artists are financially supported thanks to the Visual Arts Fund grant through Midway Contemporary Art.

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