The closing programme of the triumvirate of the Irish Film Institute’s Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll Season, Rock&Roll, has just been announced for March and the films will feature Kathleen Hanna, The Rolling Stones, Elvis, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Cliff and Willis Earl Beal.
Some of the highlights:
March 28th-30th – The Punk Singer – Sini Anderson’s portrait of Kathleen Hanna (of bands The Julie Ruin, Bikini Kill, Le Tigre)
March 12th – The Harder They Come – Jimmy Cliff stars in the Jamaican music film about fame, fortune and getting ripped off.
March 29th – We Are the Best! – Lukas Moodyson’s Stockholm-based graphic novel adaptation.
March 25th – Memphis – Willis Earl Beal makes his acting debut.
March 8th – This is Elvis, introduced by Bob Stanley, author of Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop.
March 15th – Don’t Look Back – D.A Pennebaker’s documentary about Bob Dylan on the cusp of going electric.
More info: ifi.ie/rocknroll