Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live...And More
Showings
Hot Docs Ted Rogers CinemaTue, Apr 18 9:00 PM Not Available
 
Film Info
Run Time:95 min
Director(s):Benno Nelson
Country:USA
Released:2017
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
Featuring:Chris Stamey
Jody Stephens
Mike Mills
Ken Stringfellow
Pat Sansone
Mitch Easter
Jon Auer
Jeff Tweedy
Robyn Hitchcock
Kronos Quartet
Description

This Film Should Be Played Loud: See new, classic and rare concert films on the big screen.

Choir! Choir! Choir! co-presents this special presentation of a SXSW 2017 hit! Memphis power pop band Big Star have been labeled "one of the most mythic and influential cult acts in all of rock & roll" (Rolling Stone). In 2010, leading man Alex Chilton passed away days ahead of a performance at SXSW. In Thank You, Friends, some of the world’s top musicians gather in concert along with members of the band to celebrate Big Star’s musical legacy with a special performance of their acclaimed album, Third. Featuring R.E.M., Wilco, Yo La Tengo, Kronos Quartet, Robyn Hitchcock, the Posies and more.

Jody Stephens from Big Star will participate in a post-screening Skype Q&A.

Doc & Beer Combo: $18 (Members: $14, $12, $6), includes screening, a can of beer and a medium popcorn

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Additional Information
Official Selection—SXSW 2017