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SU 20 Festival Film | Dig! w/ Director Q&A + Seeing Through Paul (short film) + Niki Beverly

  • Parkway Theater 4818 Chicago Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55417 United States (map)

Screening date: Sat. November 16, 2019
Time: 9:30 PM
Venue: Parkway Theater
Cost: $15 in advance / $20 at the door
Category: Special Screening
Run Time/Year/Country: 100 min, 2004, USA
Director: Ondi Timoner

Director Ondi Timoner will be on hand for a post screening Q&+A

Synopsis

“DIG!” is a 2004 documentary film about the collision of art and commerce through the eyes of The Dandy Warhols and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, focusing on the developing careers and the love-hate relationship of the bands' respective frontmen Courtney Taylor-Taylor and Anton Newcombe. It was shot over seven years and compiled from over 2500 hours of footage. It won the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. and was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art for their permanent collection.

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Preceded By

Film Title: Seeing Through Paul
Director: Ondi Timoner
Run Time/Year/Country/Etc: 28 min, 1999, USA, World Premiere
Synopsis: In 1998 Paul Westerberg, the notorious lead singer of ‘The Replacements,’ embarked on a deeply personal solo album called ‘Suicane Gratifaction,’ with producer Don Was. DIG! Director, Ondi Timoner was just moving from music videos to documentary, when she was asked by one of her childhood heroes to follow him through the making of this record and back in time as they travel to his hometown of Minneapolis.

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Preceded by

Niki Beverly

Niki Beverly is the front woman for Bev, a five piece pop rock band from Minneapolis. Bev's songs shift from moody darkness to 90s era indie rock via swirling guitars, engaging rhythms, intricate harmonies, and introspective lyrics. Performing solo, Niki strips the songs to their core with just her electric guitar as accompaniment, highlighting her reflective lyrics and warm vocals.

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