Friday, February 10, 2012

New Jay Reatard Documentary Trailer...

from Pitchfork:

Jay Reatard Documentary Better Than Something Announces First Theatrical Run

Screening throughout the U.S. in March

Jenn Pelly
 on February 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

Jay Reatard Documentary Better Than Something Announces First Theatrical Run
After a solid run through the festival circuit in 2011, the Jay Reatard documentary Better Than Something has announced its first official string of screenings throughout the U.S. It premiers Friday, March 2 in Brooklyn, Memphis, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon. 
Directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz captured the late punk icon in his native Memphis just months before his tragic and unexpected passing in 2009. The film mixes interviews and concert footage with cinéma vérité.
Additional screenings will be announced, with details posted on Facebook and Twitter. Watch the trailer after the dates:
03-02 - 03-08 Brooklyn, NY - Nitehawk Cinema
03-02 - 03-08 Memphis, TN - Malco Studio on the Square
03-02 - 03-08 Seattle, WA - Grand Illusion Cinema
03-02 - 03-08 Portland, OR - Clinton Street Theater
03-03 - 03-05 Phoenix, AZ - FilmBar
03-08 - 03-11 Los Angeles, CA - Egyptian Theatre at the American Cinematheque
03-09- 03-10 Bellingham, WA - Pickford Film Center
03-15 Columbus, OH - Wexner Center for the Arts
03-26 Austin, TX - Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
04-11 - 04-12 San Francisco, CA - Roxie Theater
One of the most remarkable young singers to grace our stages and headphones, gone far too young....

Video I shot at an in-store on Haight St in San Francisco... yes, sorry it's side-ways, but just adjust your computer, it's worth it....

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