Sound Unseen is proud to present the MN Premiere of "The Sad & Beautiful World of Sparklehorse" by directors Alex Crowton & Bobby Dass. This film is an official selection for the 17th Annual Sound Unseen Film + Music Festival.
Screening date: Sat. November 12, 2016
Time: 7:15 PM
Venue: Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
Cost: $10.00 in advance / $12 at the door
Category: MN Premiere, Film in Competition
Run Time/Year/Country: 85 min, 2016, United Kingdom, Blu-Ray
"The Sad and Beautiful World of Sparklehorse" is a feature length music documentary on singer-songwriter Mark Linkous. A cult and hugely influential figure in the alternative music scene, the critically-acclaimed Linkous had a dramatic life that saw him battle with drug and alcohol addiction, paralysis, and debilitating mental illness that resulted in his eventual suicide.
THIS SCREENING INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL FEATURED SHORT:
Film Title: Chris Connelly - Mistreated and Wild
Director: Shayna Connelly
Run Time/Year/Country/Etc: 5 min, 2016, United States, MN Premiere
Synopsis: "Mistreated and Wild" is the official music video from Chris Connelly's album 'Decibels from Heart', available on Cleopatra Records. Singers Chris Connelly and Claire Massey also perform in Sons of the Silent Age singing the songs of David Bowie and the video references Claire putting on Chris' 'Bowie' make-up before a performance. "Mistreated and Wild" is Shayna Connelly's second video for her husband and her first collaboration with graphic designer Chris Kalis.