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Program notes are written by Shalini Chatterjee (SC), Mitch Easter (ME) and Trevor Shelton (TS).
Congratulations to our Revolve Audience Award Winners: "Chasing Birds" (which received a perfect score of 5), "Four of a Kind" and "The Wrecking Crew."
The Revolve Music Night presentation, "The Making of Murmur," a conversation with Murmur producers Mitch Easter and Don Dixon about the making of R.E.M.'s pivotal album Murmur with moderator Parke Puterbaugh, has been posted on the band's official site, R.E.M. HQ. View the webcast here!
Revolve Photo Album! Check out photos taken at the festival.
Friday, May 15: Festival Launch at Salem Fine Arts Center
PLAYING IN THE SHADOWS - U.S. Premiere!
Sascha Ettinger Epstein and Marco Ianniello
Australia, 2008, 53 min.
Launch Movie at Salem Fine Arts Center. Reception afterward at Meridian. Drink specials for filmgoers!
All screenings on May 21-24 will be held at Carswell Hall, Wake Forest U.
Thursday, May 21
HAIR: LET THE SUN SHINE IN - North Carolina Premiere!
USA/France, 2008, 55 min.
Sponsored by the Salem College Center for Women Writers
Friday, May 22
MELLODRAMA - North Carolina Premiere!
USA, 2008, 75 min.
Q & A with the filmmaker via Skype
Revolve Music Night at The Garage features "The Making of Murmur"—a conversation with Murmur producers Mitch Easter and Don Dixon about the making of R.E.M.'s pivotal album Murmur. Panel moderated by Parke Puterbaugh, who was a writer/editor at Rolling Stone when Murmur came out. He got to do the first in-depth national story on R.E.M. for the magazine and interviewed them on other occasions for various national and international publications. In the mid-1980s, he moved back to North Carolina, where he continues to follow the fertile regional scene—which owes much to Mitch, Don, R.E.M. and Murmur—at close range.
The fun begins at 5 PM with a Murmur listening party at Revolve HQ. This is a private event, sponsored by Natty Greene's. To sign up, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with names of all guests. Limited capacity, but we'll take as many as we're allowed. Listening party ends at 6.
"The Making of Murmur" - 8 PM @ The Garage, $10 Day of Show only.
Panel followed by live performances:
Acoustic solo set by Don Dixon to promote his new book Lyrics 101. One of the country's best live performers.
Mitch Easter's 4-piece band plays new wave Let's Active classics and newer songs.
Then stick around for Jews & Catholics, the best duo band around.
Saturday, May 23
CHASING BIRDS - North Carolina Premiere!
Australia, 2008, 54 min.
SCRABABBLE - North American Premiere!
TOUCH OF A KISS - North American Premiere!
THE CAT PIANO - North American Premiere!
RAMONES ARE NOT DEAD - North American Premiere!
Saturday Night Spotlight on Korea:
MILKY WAY LIBERATION FRONT - North Carolina Premiere!
South Korea, 2007, 100 min.
First 40 attendees receive free noodle and soup bowls from Annie Chun's!
Sunday, May 24
Sunday Repeats (encore screening by request):
FOUR OF A KIND
Australia, 2008, 97 min.
THE WRECKING CREW
USA, 2008, 95 min.
Closing Party at Meridian Restaurant.
Drink Specials for Filmgoers!