Ashes of American Flags


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Ashes of American Flags

Brendan Canty and Christoph Green, 2009

New Documentary

Nonfiction filmmaking holds a strong appeal for many committed directors and producers. This ongoing series lets you sample wide-ranging approaches to the contemporary documentary.

Sat, Apr 18, 2009 9 PM

Filmed and recorded in five different venues, Ashes of American Flags captures the spirit and energy of the Chicago band Wilco in concert while featuring plenty of day-in-the-life footage as the band travels across the country on its 2008 tour.

Directed and produced by Christoph Green and Fugazi’s Brendan Canty. (87 mins., video)

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The film is presented in conjunction with Record Store Day, a nationwide event celebrating independently owned record stores. Click here for a list of participating stores in Ohio.


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