12pm -1:30pm ”Immortal Volume: Music Films 1990-2010″
For this screening, Lance Bangs will be showing documentary excerpts, short films, music videos, concert footage, tour projections and collaborations featuring Archers of Loaf, Belle & Sebastian, Guided By Voices, Jay Reatard, LCD Soundsystem, Menomena, Neutral Milk Hotel, Nirvana, No Age/Black Flag, Pavement, R.E.M., the Shins, Sleater-Kinney, Slint, Elliott Smith, Sonic Youth, Syd Tha Kid, the Thermals, Mike Watt, the White Stripes, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and others.
(Julian and Robbie from the Music Tapes, as featured in the Belle & Sebastian video “Dirty Dream #2″)
1:30pm – 2:10pm ”Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak”
“Tell Them Anything You Want’ A Portrait of Maurice Sendak” is a 40 minute documentary of writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, directed by Lance Bangs and Spike Jonze. Sendak is seen at this home and workplace reflecting on his remarkable and tumultuous life, including his books Outside Over There, In The Night Kitchen and Where The Wild things Are. The film was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2010 and is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
2:10pm-2:40pm ”Breadcrumb Trail”
An excerpt from a new feature length documentary about the band Slint and the Louisville music culture they emerged from. The film contains interviews and previously unseen footage of the band from their teenage years through to their reunion performances at All Tomorrows Parties, including the writing and arranging of material for their album “Spiderland.” The film is planned for a release in late 2012.
2:45pm Lance Bangs Q&A
Todd Brashear, Britt Walford, Brian McMahan, David Pajo photographed by Will Oldham
Lance Bangs’ music videos for Nirvana “Season’s in the Sun” and Death Cab for Cutie “Talking like Turnstiles” will be shown at Reel Music’s That Was Then, This Is Now: Portland Music Videosscreening on October 11th. With Lance’s videos in both the “Then” and “Now” sections, check out what he and other local directors have been making over the past few years.
Directed by Lance Bangs, The Lazarus Effect demonstrates the profound impact of new global efforts to treat HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa by following the stories of four HIV-positive individuals whose lives have been transformed by access to free anti-retroviral medication. It was shown all over the world on World AIDS Day 2010 to help raise awareness.
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak, directed by Lance Bangs and Spike Jonze, is an intimate portrait of the super-imaginative author. The film was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art’s Permanent Collection recently.