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Film Series: Masters Mix Tape

Masters Mix Tape

BIG SCREEN. BIG SOUND. NOT ON NETFLIX.
MASTERS OF FILM DIRECTION AND GROUNDBREAKING MUSICIANS TOGETHER FOR THE GREATEST MUSIC DOCS OF ALL TIME.

Sponsored by Athena Cinema, Stuarts Opera House, and OU Performing Arts Series
Series Curated by Alexandra Kamody
For more information, visit http://www.athenacinema.com/mastersmixtape/

Tickets: $5.00

monterey popMONTEREY POP
Dir. D.A. Pennebaker
Sep. 10 & 11 at 7PM

The concert film that captured the spirit of a decade is back for its 50th anniversary release. Directed by a pioneer of Direct Cinema, D.A. Pennebaker, Monterey Pop, tells the story of that historic weekend in June 1967. When the first Monterey International Pop Festival welcomed in new era of rock and roll and catapulted the careers of some of the greatest rock stars of all time. Witness the legendary moments Pennebaker captured in 4k restoration and experience music history.

Feat. Scott McKenzie • The Mamas & The Papas • Canned Heat • Simon & Garfunkel • Hugh Masekela • Jefferson Airplane • Big Brother and the Holding Company • Eric Burdon & The Animals • The Who • Country Joe and the Fish • Otis Redding • The Jimi Hendrix Experience • Ravi Shankar

 

 

gimme shelterGIMME SHELTER
Dir. Maysles Brothers
Sept. 17 & 18 at 7PM

On December 6, 1969, Direct Cinema pioneers David and Albert Maysles captured the moment that rocked a generation. Just four months after Woodstock defined the Love Generation, a free Rolling Stones concert at Altamont Speedway turned love into fear. In a crowd of 300,000 people, a clash between Hell's Angels and a fan resulted in the tragic stabbing death of a man. In this landmark documentary, hailed on of the greatest rock films of all time, the Maysles brothers capture the night it all happened.

Feat. The Rolling Stones • Ike & Tina Turner • Jefferson Airplane • The Flying Burrito Brothers

 

 

the last waltzTHE LAST WALTZ
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Sept. 24 & 25 at 7PM

Directed by world renowned director, screenwriter, and producer Martin Scorcese, The Last Waltz is a musical goodbye. The film follows influential rock band The Band as they bid farewell to their fans during a final Thanksgiving concert in San Francisco. Along with a handful of the 1960’s and 70’s most influential musicians, The Last Waltz explores the rock and roll of the time.

Feat. The Band • Eric Clapton • Neil Diamond • Bob Dylan - Joni Mitchell • Neil Young • Emmylou Harris • Van Morrison • The Staples • Dr. John Muddy Waters • Paul Butterfield • Ronnie Hawkins • Ringo Starr • Ron Wood

 
the declineTHE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION
Dir. Penelope Spheeris
October 1 & 2 at 7PM

From the mind that brought the world cult classic, Wayne’s World, comes The Decline of Western Civilization. This film is an intimate look at the
counterculture that still shapes the world. Penelope Spheeris captures the 1980’s punk scene in a truly original way, featuring some of the most influential of all time.

Feat. Alice Bag Band • Black Flag • Circle Jerks • Catholic Discipline • Fear Germs • X

   
buena vista BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB
Dir. Wim Wenders
October 8 & 9 at 7PM

Lauded German director Wim Wenders travels through Cuba in this Oscar nominated documentary, with guitarist Ry Cooder and his son, Joachim to create the ultimate album. The trio scour the beautiful tropical country gathering its finest but sadly forgotten aging musicians and eventually make their way back to the United States to perform for a
captivated audience.

Feat. Buena Vista Social Club

   

 

block partyDAVE CHAPPELLE'S BLOCK PARTY
Dir. Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine)
October 15 & 16 at 7PM

Michel Gondry, director of the timeless indie classic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, takes film lovers on a hilarious journey in Dave Chappelle’s Block Party. In this unforgettably fun film, acclaimed comedian Dave Chappelle boards a bus with residents of his hometown in Ohio and they journey to Brooklyn for the party of a decade. Joined by several hip hop and neo-soul legends, Chappelle throws a party they can never forget.

Feat. Kanye West • Mos Def • Talib Kweli • Jill Scott • Erykah Badu • The Roots - Common • Big Daddy Kane • Kool G Rap • The Fugees Bilal • Dead Prez Cody Chesnutt • John Legend • Central State University Marching Band • A-Trak

 

 

 

 

 

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