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Alan Lomax\’s American Patchwork screening + Nathan Salsburg / Matt Rock – The Oak & The Ax – 03/28/12

Who Alan Lomax’s American Patchwork screening + Nathan Salsburg / Matt Rock When Wednesday, March 28, 2012 8:00pm – $5 – All Ages Where The Oak & The Ax (map) 140 Main Street, back alley Biddeford, ME, USA 04005

formerly Hogfarm Studios Annex!

Other Infoscreening and music: “Raw Footage from Alan Lomax’s American Patchwork 1978-1985” with performances by Nathan Salsburg and Matt Rock

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Girl Walk // All Day Coming To SPACE

Remember exactly a year ago when Girl Talk played the State and we all went and lost our minds in a pool of sweaty dancing? Well, the mashup mastermind sure has inspired a lot of movement, including a film featuring three improvisational dancers on an adventure through New York City that’s been getting a ton . . . → Read More: Girl Walk // All Day Coming To SPACE

Screening and a band: Arborea vs. The Family Jams

Who Screening and a band: Arborea vs. The Family Jams When Friday, November 18, 2011 8:00pm – $7 – All Ages Where The Oak & The Ax (map) 140 Main Street, back alley Biddeford, ME, USA 04005

formerly Hogfarm Studios Annex!

Other InfoThe Family Jams (a film directed by Kevin Barker documenting the 2004 tour by Devandra Banhardt, Joanna Newsom and Vetiver)
Arborea (live performance)

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Makeshift Needs Funding

Local filmmakers Petra Simmons and David Camlin are looking for your help to fund their new film, Makeshift – documenting artist Anna Hepler‘s travels across the country and development of three bodies of work – via the site IndieGoGo. Go here to learn more about the project and to donate.

. . . → Read More: Makeshift Needs Funding

Film: Nosferatu w/live score by Les Sorciers Perdu

Who Film: Nosferatu w/live score by Les Sorciers Perdu When Sunday, November 14, 2010 7:00pm – $7 – All Ages Where Mayo Street Arts (map) 10 Mayo Street Portland, ME, USA Other InfoNosferatu is a German Expressionist vampire horror film. The silent film, shot in 1921 and released in 1922, was in essence an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and is famous for its amazing abstract expressionist set design. Les Sorciers Perdus (The Lost Wizards) are a local Jazz ensemble and will perform a live score composed by band leader Mark Tipton. $7.

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Damnationland

Damnationland: The Way Life Should Bleed, a collection of 7 short horror films from Maine filmmakers, will be screening around the state this week, just in time for Halloween. Check out the trailer above and find the screening schedule at the official website.

If they follow this up with a sequel, I really think . . . → Read More: Damnationland

Melissa Auf Der Maur

Who Melissa Auf Der Maur When Wednesday, October 20, 2010 9:00pm – $8 – 21+ Where Empire (map) 575 Congress Portland, ME, USA Other Infoin support of “Out of Our Minds” film and album

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FILM: Who is Harry Nilsson and Why is Everybody Talkin\’ About Him?

Who FILM: Who is Harry Nilsson and Why is Everybody Talkin’ About Him? When Friday, October 8, 2010 7:00pm – $7/$5 for SPACE members – All Ages Where SPACE Gallery (map) 538 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other InfoThis wildly entertaining, incredibly emotional and star-studded documentary tells the story of one of the most talented and versatile singer-songwriters in pop music history…a man The Beatles dubbed their favorite American musician…whose career was as complex, exhilarating, maddening and inspiring as the man himself.

Co-presented by Paper Empire, WBLM 102.9FM and Sean Wilkinson Design

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Film: Ashes of American Flags / Brenda

Who Film: Ashes of American Flags / Brenda When Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:00pm – $7 – All Ages Where SPACE Gallery (map) 538 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other InfoAshes of American Flags is an award-winning film presenting Wilco live in concert during their 2008 tour. Culled from concerts in five quintessentially American venues – Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Tipitina’s in New Orleans, The Mobile Civic Center in Mobile, The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. – the film captures the energy, poignancy and musicality of a Wilco concert and tour. Directed and produced by Brendan Canty and Christoph Green (Sunken Treasure, Burn to Shine), the film intersperses interviews with band members and day-in-the-life footage as the band travels across the U.S.

This is a theatrical screening of the film in HD.

Come early when the doors open at 7pm to get a seat and hear locals Brenda open up with a stripped down set of live music.

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Bill Daniel screens \”Who Is Bozo Texino\” / Wesley A Hartley & The Traveling Trees

Who Bill Daniel screens “Who Is Bozo Texino” / Wesley A Hartley & The Traveling Trees When Saturday, July 31, 2010 TBD – $12 by RSVP – All Ages Where Hogfarm Studios (map) Biddeford, ME, USA 04001 Other InfoBill Daniel screens “Who Is Bozo Texino” on the side of the barn (weather permitting). Wesley & The Traveling Trees plays before the film

Must RSVP to attend and to get details

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Nat Baldwin / [film] A Portrait of Arthur Russell

Who Nat Baldwin / [film] A Portrait of Arthur Russell When Thursday, April 23, 2009 7:00pm – $8 or $6 for SPACE members – All Ages Where SPACE Gallery (map) 538 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other InfoA Portrait of Arthur Russell followed by performance by Nat Baldwin

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Johnny Cash’s Birthday

Who Johnny Cash’s Birthday When Thursday, February 26, 2009 7:00pm – Free film screening, $8 for music – 18+ Where SPACE Gallery (map) 538 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other InfoTwo events in one! “Film: Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music Doors open at 7:00pm, film starts at 7:30pm, free, all ages

Robert Elfstrom’s 1969 film comes closer than any film has to getting inside the rousing and turbulent singer/songwriter who changed the face of popular American music in the late 20th century, Fresh on the heels of his Folsom Prison album, Cash reveals the dark intensity and raw talent that made him a country music star and cultural icon. Features live performances of many cash favorites with cameos by Johnny’s new bride June Carter cash, longtime friend Carl Perkins and a young, gum-chewing Bob Dylan.

Johnny Cash Tribute Night
Doors open at 9pm, music starts at 9:30pm, $8/$6 members, 18+

Following the film, we’ll have a slew of Cash tunes as performed by some of Portland’s finest, including Wesley Hartley (Dead End Armory), Johnny Fountain, Pecos Bill, Matthew Lajoie (Cursillistas), Eggbot, Kelly Nesbitt, Dave Gutter (Rustic Overtones), Alias, Christopher Teret, Justin Boss, Sara Cox, and (believe it) many more! Co-presented by Community Radio WMPG 90.9 / 104.1 FM. ”

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Christmas On Mars: A Fantastical Film Freakout Featuring the Flaming Lips

Who Christmas On Mars: A Fantastical Film Freakout Featuring the Flaming Lips When Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:00pm – All Ages Where SPACE Gallery (map) 538 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other InfoDoors open at 7:00pm, event starts at 7:30pm. $7, $5 for SPACE members, all ages Years in the making, psych-rock weirdos The Flaming Lips unveil their instant cult classic opus in time for the holiday. It’s Christmastime and the colonization of Mars is underway. An isolated outpost struggles with sagging morale and a failing oxygen generator when a compassionate alien superbeing arrives to teach compassion and herald the birth of the first settler baby. A rare chance to see the film amplified and on the big screen. 82 minutes.
http://christmasonmarsmovie.com

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