Raindance Film Festival 2009

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Until The Light Takes Us Until The Light Takes Us
Until The Light Takes Us and The Hand Of Fatima
All The Years Of Trying (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Dom Shaw; Stars: Garry Bushell, Patrik Fitzgerald, Everett True, Boff Whalley, Benjamin Zephaniah)
Music documentary about cult ‘punk poet’ Patrik Fitzgerald.
Gogol Bordello Non-Stop (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Margarita Jimeno; Stars: Gogol Bordello, Manu Chao, Susan Donaldson, Eliot Ferguson, Thomas Gobena, Eugene Hutz, Ori Kaplan, Yuri Lemeshev, Katheryn Mcgaffigan, Rea Mochiach, Pamela Racine, Piroska Racz, Sergei Ryabtsev, DJ Scratchy, Elizabeth Sun)
A behind-the-scenes look at the gypsy punk band.
The Hand Of Fatima (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Augusta Palmer; Stars: Lee Ranaldo, John Giorno, Bill Laswell, Bachir Attar, Master Musicians of Jajouka, Anthony DeCurtis), Official Site
A double portrait of New York Times music critic Robert Palmer and his favourite band the Master Musicians of Jajouka.
I Need That Record (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Brendan Toller; Stars: Glenn Branca, Pat Carney, Noam Chomsky, Chris Frantz, Bob Gruen, Patterson Hood, Lenny Kaye, Ian MacKaye, Legs McNeil, Thurston Moore, Mike Watt), Official Site
Examining the plight of independent record stores.
Llik your idols (Director: Angelique Bosio), Official Site
Portrait of filmmakers, artists and musicians in downtown NYC in the 1980s - the cinema of transgression.
Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Gogol Bordello Non-Stop
Gogol Bordello Non-Stop and The Narcotics Farm
Memory & Desire: 30 Years in the Wilderness with Stephen Duffy & The Lilac Time (Country: Canada, UK; Year: 2009; Stars: Steven Duffy)
A journey through three decades with the musician.
The Mighty Boosh Tour Doc (working title) (Director: Oly Ralfe)
The comedy outfit on tour.
The Narcotics Farm (Year: 2008; Director: JP Olsen and Luke Walden)
Former inmates at America’s first jail for drug addicts reveal an untold story of jazz, human drug testing and secret CIA research.
Robyn Hitchcock: I Often Dream of Trains (Country: UK, US; Year: 2009; Director: John Edginton; Stars: Robyn Hitchcock)
Concert film.
They Call It Acid (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Gordon Mason)
Story of the Acid House culture.
Until The Light Takes Us (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell; Stars: Varg Vikernes, Fenriz, Harmony Korine, Hellhammer)
A look at the history and aesthetic of Black Metal.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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