Directed by Tim Sutton
A strange singer with god given talent drifts through the mythic city of Memphis under its canopy of ancient oak trees, shattered windows, and burning spirituality. Surrounded by lovers, legends, hustlers, preachers, and a wolfpack of kids, the unstable performer avoids the recording studio and is driven to spend time in his own form of self-discovery. Shown in fragments, his journey drags him from love and happiness right to the edge of another dimension.
Featuring an explosive performance and score from the singular recording artist-cum-wizard, Willis Earl Beal, MEMPHIS is a film steeped in folklore, music, surrealism, and the abstract search for glory.
DVD Extras Include:
Booklet Essays by Robert Gordon, Extra Scene-"Willis Meets the Prophet", On-set Interview with Willis Earl Beal, Podcast Interview with Director Tim Sutton, Teenie and Charles Hodges of the Hi Rhythm Section in session
- Official Selection Sundance Film Festival
Interested in bringing Memphis to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Memphis may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
Tonight @tribecafilmfest: the US #premiere of TOM OF FINLAND, w/ director @domekarukoski & cast in attendance. https://t.co/iGBkEHanA6 #LGBT
RT @domekarukoski: An amazing& wonderful review from one of world's biggest gay themed sites! 5 stars. Thank you! https://t.co/vRSjCkYFcX #…
"Like M. HULOT'S HOLIDAY being interrupted by Shirley Jackson’s THE LOTTERY" —@BKMagFilm on Bruno Dumont's SLACK BA… https://t.co/ojeu2euMxI
RT @FunctionalNerd: I say this a lot, physical media is not dead, and @ArrowFilmsVideo @KinoLorber @ShoutFactory @WarnerArchive @Criterion…
"Obits have almost nothing to do with death and, in fact, absolutely everything to do with life." —Margalit Fox,… https://t.co/gmd8SpIjHr
"I liked having buffoonery take place against a beautiful background." Bruno Dumont on the shooting of comedy SLACK… https://t.co/cAIQWX9rxs
Ever wondered about the people who write obituaries? @OBITthefilm goes behind the scenes with the team at the… https://t.co/rZvTzdsz0Y
"Binoche's unbridled turn is tremendous fun to watch" says @CultureTrip of Bruno Dumont's SLACK BAY https://t.co/lniG4CIv5b
RT @NewRepublic: What does it mean to record a life? A new documentary, "OBIT," explores the strange necessity of the death-desk. https://t…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 212-629-6880.