Big Star Nothing Can Hurt Me Doco To Screen In UK
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Big Star Nothing Can Hurt Me Doco To Screen In UK

by Music-News.com on July 20, 2014

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Big Star’s ‘Nothing Can Hurt Me’ documentary will screen across the UK in August.

Having featured at the London and Glasgow Film Festivals and receiving massive critical acclaim on its US release, BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME, the definitive feature length documentary about the beloved and influential 70s rock band Big Star is finally coming to cinemas for screenings across the UK from 1st August 2014.

Founded in Memphis by Chris Bell, and fronted by rock legend Alex Chilton, the original Big Star lineup also featured Jody Stephens and Andy Hummel. Together less than four years, the band flirted with mainstream success but never achieved it. Nonetheless, they produced a body of work of seminal importance to pop and alternative music, influencing major artists like REM, the Replacements, Elliot Smith, the Flaming Lips and countless others.

For die-hard fans and newcomers alike, the feature length documentary BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME is a treasure, featuring rare music, never-before-seen footage and in-depth interviews with the original band members, family, friends and artists they influenced. Directed by Drew DeNicola and years in the making, the film captures important voices from the Big Star era that have since passed on chronicling the band’s dismal commercial failure, subsequent massive critical acclaim and the enduring legacy of rock music’s greatest cult phenomenon. BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME is a story of artistic and musical salvation.

Screening dates as per below:

Cambridge
Arts Picturehouse
1, 2, 3, 6 August 2014

Norwich
Cinema City
11 August 2014

Exeter
Picturehouse
11, 13 August 2014

London
Greenwich Picturehouse
18 August 2014

Edinburgh
Cameo Picturehouse
18 August 2014

Southampton
Harbour Lights Picturehouse
18 August 2014

London
Arthouse Crouch End
18, 24 August 2014

Brighton
Duke’s at Komedia
24 August 2014

Liverpool
FACT
25 August 2014

London
Hackney Picturehouse
31 August 2014

London
Stratford East Picturehouse
01 September 2014

Manchester
Moston Small Cinema
5, 6, 7 September 2014

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