Previously at the ICA - Films
21 Nov 2017
This screening will be introduced by director Brett Morgen, who will be present for a Q&A following his new film Jane earlier in the evening
Experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the first fully authorized portrait of the famed rock music icon. Director Brett Morgen expertly blends Cobain's personal archive of art, music, and never-seen-before home movies with animation and revelatory interviews with his family and closest confidants. Following Kurt from his earliest years in Aberdeen, Washington, through the height of his fame, a visceral and detailed cinematic insight of an artist at odds with his surroundings emerges.
While Cobain craved the spotlight even as he rejected the trappings of fame, his epic arc depicts a man who stayed true to his earliest punk rock convictions, always identifying with the outsider and ensuring the music came first. Fans and those of the Nirvana generation will learn things about Cobain that they never knew while those who have recently discovered the man and his music will know what makes him the lasting icon that he is. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.
Montage of Heck, dir. Brett Morgen, USA 2015, 132 mins.
We are pleased to exhibit Cobain: Montage of Heck at the director Brett Morgen’s chosen volume level, creating a vibrant concert atmosphere to the presentation.
Please note that a three minute short film will be screened before the first main feature every evening. Part of a rotating selection that changes weekly, the films shown are currently on tour to various arts venues across the country as part of Playback
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