The Trylon Microcinema
SOUND UNSEEN
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Sound Unseen, the annual films-on-music festival, presents year round programming at the Trylon. Screenings run on the second Wednesday of every month, tickets are $10. Co-presented by 89.3 The Current. For more information, please visit soundunseen.com.

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INSTRUMENT

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Thu Nov 13 7:00
(2003, HD, 115m) dir Jem Cohen. A documentary film about the Washington D.C. band Fugazi. Cohen's relationship with band member Ian MacKaye extends back to the 1970s when the two met in high school in Washington, D.C. The film takes its title from the Fugazi song of the same name, from their 1993 album, “In on the Kill Taker.” $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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LOOKING FOR JOHNNY

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Thu Nov 13 9:15
(2014, HD, 90m) dir Danny Garcia. The definitive documentary on New York legendary guitar player Johnny Thunders. The film covers Thunders career from his beginning in the early 70's as a founding member of the highly influential New York Dolls to his demise in New Orleans, where he died under mysterious circumstances in 1991. Minnesota premiere. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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HOMEMAKERS

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Fri Nov 14 7:00
(2014, HD, 85m) dir Colin Healey. Director Colin Healey will be in attendance. Part-time Austin indie rocker and full-time harbinger of chaos Irene McCabey arrives in Pittsburgh to claim her inheritance: the crumbling, abandoned three-story row house built by her great-grandfather. With the help of a drinking buddy who happens to be her long lost cousin, Irene attempts a boozy restoration project and discovers in the forgotten home a hidden urge to settle down. Minnesota premiere. In competition. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM

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Fri Nov 14 9:00
(2014, HD, 87m) dir. Adam Kahan. Blinded at birth, multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk was destined to open the eyes and ears of many with his breathtaking talent, fearless activism and inspiring spirit of determination. He overcame obstacles as formidable and diverse as paralysis and racial prejudice to live out the vivid dreams that shaped his identity. From tenor sax to flute, he was an unstoppable showman who continued to play music and tour even after a stroke left him effectively one-handed. Minnesota premiere. In competition. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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SOUND AND CHAOS: THE STORY OF BC STUDIO

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Sat Nov 15 7:00
(2014, HD, 72m) dir Sara Leavitt & Ryan Douglass. Co-director Ryan Douglass will be in attendance. For over 30 years, Martin Bisi has been recording music from his studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn - a place that until recently, was best known for its polluted waterway and not for its creative output. He has worked with many influential musicians, including Sonic Youth, Swans, Herbie Hancock, Afrika Bambaataa, Brian Eno and the Dresden Dolls. So many albums have been recorded in his studio, but what happens when gentrification starts to encroach on his neighborhood? Midwest premiere. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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RYE COALITION: THE STORY OF THE HARD LUCK FIVE

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Sat Nov 15 9:00
(2014, HD, 77m) dir Jenni Matz. Director Jenni Matz will be in attendance. When they signed with one of the world’s biggest record labels, Rye Coalition was primed to finally get their glory, or so it seemed. Like countless rockers before them, childhood best friends started a band in a basement with a couple simple goals in mind: have fun and play good music. After gaining momentum from 2002′s “On Top” LP, engineered by Steve Albini, they were signed to Dreamworks Records and none other than Dave Grohl (Nirvana) came on as their producer. Then, it all imploded. Midwest premiere. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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LADY BE GOOD: INSTRUMENTAL WOMEN IN JAZZ

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Sun Nov 16 5:00
(2014, HD, 80m) dir Kay Ray. "Lady Be Good" concentrates on the contributions of American women instrumentalists in jazz from the early 1920s to the 1970s and the development and extent of the all-woman jazz groups. “Lady Be Good” captures the lost stories of female jazz musicians in provocative and often humorous interviews with women musicians, big band leaders, jazz authors and historians, Musician and composer Patrice Rushen guides us through these exciting histories with rare photos, previously unseen film and television footage, and scarce recordings. Midwest premiere. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS

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Sun Nov 16 7:00
(2014, HD, 83m) dir James Hall & Edward Lovelace The celebrated lyricist, Edwyn Collins could only say two phrases after waking up: 'Grace Maxwell' and "The Possibilities Are Endless." This is the incredible story of Collins, a songwriter who had the contents of his mind effectively deleted after experiencing a stroke. Placed inside Edwyn's mind, we embark on a remarkable journey from the brink of death back to language, music, life and love. Midwest premiere. $10 in advance/$12 at the door.
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