APOCALYPSE: A BILL CALLAHAN TOUR FILM
THEATRICAL RELEASE | DVD/VINYL | DIGITAL | VOD
Catalog No.: FTF-046 | 
In Theaters May 2, 2014/VOD: APRIL, 15 2014 | 
Director: Hanly Banks | 
Length: 65 minutes
 | Year: 2014


 

 

Theatrical: May 2nd, 2014


Available on Cable VOD: April, 15 2014


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Synopsis

This strikingly shot concert documentary follows enigmatic Drag City singer-songwriter Bill Callahan on a two-week tour from California to New York. For the past 25 years, under both the Smog moniker and under his own name, Callahan has cultivated a legacy as both a pioneer in the lo-fi movement and one of the country’s finest troubadours. The film is built on impressionistic scenes of Callahan’s life on the road combined with his cryptic musings ("I started playing music when I was 20, and time stopped for me then in a good way”), creating a voyeuristic glimpse into his meticulously constructed universe of disaffection and disorder. It is an austere and beautiful portrait of both the musician and the multifarious American landscape.

Directed by Hanly Banks
Music by Bill Callahan
Produced by Andrew Goldman
Cinematography by Hanly Banks and Smokey Nelson
Edited by Hanly Banks 

Festivals: Don't Knock the Rock, Lincoln Center for the Arts Sound & Vision Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Leeds Film Festival, Cinema Arts Festival, Mar Del Plata Film Festival, Belfast Film Festival, Chicago International Music and Movies Festival, Sled Island Film Festival, , Vancouver International Film Festival and In-Edit Festival


Press

"A tantalizing glimpse of a determinedly outsider talent."
-Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

"Gorgeous and Disarming." 
-David Bevan, Spin

"Warm and Open."
-Ian Cohen, Pitchfork 

 


In Theaters 

May 2nd-8th, 2014
Rerun Theater 
Brooklyn, NY
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July 2nd, 2014
Roxie Theater
San Fransisco, CA
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Trailer