2015 Film Schedule

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Tuesday, April 28

You may have heard of him, and you’ve definitely heard his work, but now find out about the real Butch Walker and his band the Black Widows as we take you on a personal journey inside one of the greatest minds in contemporary music.

TICKETS $10

Wednesday, April 29

Short films from around the world that are truly out of this world! This block concludes with Prelude to Axanar, an independently produced Star Trek film you will not want to miss.

TICKETS $5

From the Pacific Northwest to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, this film documents the inspiring true story of four tenacious men who risk everything to conquer the world records of motorcycle land speed racing. Their extraordinary journey, set to a soaring musical score, will remind you how perseverance against all odds can send the most unlikely men roaring into glory.

TICKETS $10

Thursday, April 30: International Jazz Day

In conjunction with UNESCO’s 70th Anniversary celebration, a spectacular All-Star Global Concert will take place at UNESCO headquarters on the Place de Fontenoy, featuring more than 20 extraordinary artists from around the world. Join us to watch the concert live in Scruffy City Hall.

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

This block of films truly sings featuring music videos, short films and short documentaries that concludes with Everyone Has a Place, a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, musical tapestry featuring Wynton Marsalis that will entertain, uplift and inspire.

TICKETS $5

Conducted by Joan Chamorro, Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Jazz Band brings together children between 6 and 18 years old, around a classic jazz repertoire with lots of swing. The band’s performances have sold out auditoriums in Spain and some of its members have gone on to careers as professional musicians.

TICKETS $10

Friday, May 1

In the 1970s, no one was closer to the heart of New York City’s punk rock explosion than the legendary Danny Fields. Beginning his career in Andy Warhol’s Factory scene (and working with The Velvet Underground), Fields went on to a role in management, taking on Iggy and the Stooges and The Ramones, launching their careers, and establishing them as icons.

TICKETS $10

Saturday, May 2

If you love animated film and cartoons, you will not want to miss this block of wonderful family friendly short films.  This block will conclude with The Tunes Behind the Toons, a veritable who’s who of award-winning composers  who share their insights into the role of music in adding character into animation over the decades.

TICKETS $5

In early 2013, Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza arrives in predominantly Palestinian East Jerusalem with Grammy Award winner Steve Earle for an unprecedented project. Following his long-held dream to record songs with musicians from Palestine and Israel, Broza holds an eight-day session in the studio of Sabreen, the legendary Palestinian band.

TICKETS $15

Sunday, May 3

Short films, animation, and music videos that have a flair for the dramatic. The musical scores in this block will lift you up, pull on your heart strings, and leave you with a melody in your mind.

TICKETS $5

Quirky, eccentric, comedic, absurd, this block of short narrative and documentary films is sure to bring a smile to your face!

TICKETS $5

This is the remarkable story of Tomi Fujiyama, the world’s first female Japanese country music star. Beginning her career by playing the USO circuit throughout Asia, Tomi’s career culminates in a 1964 performance at The Grand Ole Opry where she received the only standing ovation of the night.

TICKETS $10

Intimate musical performances captured by Knoxville’s very own Justin Glanville and Will Godfrey. These music videos deliver music in its most raw, honest and unadulterated form…music that is Live and Breathing.

TICKETS $5

The best of the Knoxville timed film competitions from 2014 and 2015 and two great short films made by Tennessee Filmmakers, Adam Lau and Matthew Fisher.

TICKETS $5