22nd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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  • My Secret World: The Story of Sarah Records

    NME declared Sarah Records to be the second greatest indie label of all time, a legacy measured in countless fans, beautiful songs and a passionately romantic catalogue. The musical style, the 7-inch releases and the main faces of the label are resurrected in a film that will inevitably put a smile on your face. Filmmaker in attendance

  • The Jam: About the Young Idea

    The story of the legendary band, told by the band members themselves and some of their most famous fans. Paul Weller, Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton take us on a journey through their common past, reconstructing the life and times of a band that influenced British music like no other.

  • Danny Says

    We might have never discovered the Doors, Lou Reed, Stooges and the Ramones if it wasn't for Danny Fields, the mastermind behind Elektra Records. This documentary sheds light on the career and the personality of the insightful talent scout, proud homosexual and unrepentant party animal that turned music on its head in the 60s and 70s.

  • Imagine Waking Up Tomorrow and All Music Has Disappeared

    Bill Drummond, the man behind the deletion of the KLF's back catalogue, takes us to music ground zero. The eternal punk leads a feverish amateur group as they reinvent music without sheet or rehearsals. Care to take part?

  • My Friend Larry Gus

    An international career in reverse. In 2010 Larry Gus dropped out of college and crept back into his childhood bedroom to record an album for legendary label DFA Records. Shot over four years in Athens, New York, Veria and Milan, it chronicles the story of a brilliant musician during an exciting time. Filmmakers in attendance

  • Jaco

    To the majority of contemporary musicians, Jaco Pastorius was a genius, who changed the course of modern music, redefining the sound and the significance of electric base guitar. Never-before-seen archival footage unveil the story of a true legend, produced by Metallica bassist and Pastorius fan Robert Trujillo.

  • The Damned: Dont You Wish That We Were Dead

    The Damned were the first British punk band to release a single, a full LP and tour the US. But contrary to The Clash and The Sex Pistols, they never cashed in on their fame. “Lemmy” director Wes Orshoski tells the story of one of the most influential punk bands of all time.

  • Fresh Dressed

    Music meets fashion in a unique documentary that follows hip hop from big city ghettos to the catwalk. How did this revolutionary movement influence the way we dress? Kanye West, Pharrell and Nas take a stand, along with acclaimed fashion designers, set to delightful, old-school tunes.