About This Program
The two documentaries in this block talk about arts that are near and dear to our hearts: cinema and music.
Remember the Alamo
Documentary Short, United States, 2017, 40 min, Color
A documentary on the sudden closing of a well-loved theater in Kalamazoo, MI.
Great Lakes Connection: The film is about a theatre in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It was shot and edited in Kalamazoo.
Up to Snuff
Documentary Feature, United States, 2018, 80 min, Color
About the Film
The journey, hardships, and triumphs of American musician and composer W.G. Snuffy Walden.
Great Lakes connection:
The director, cinematographer, and two cast members are from Michigan.
Cast & Crew:
Director: Mark Maxey
Producers: Mark Maxey, Gino Scofidio
Key Cast: Aaron Sorkin, Martin Sheen, Tom Arnold, Timothy Busfield, Fred Savage, Joshua Malina, Ed Asner, Marshall Herskovitz, Lawrence O'Donnell, Steve Lukather, Tony Braunagel, John 'Rabbit' Bundrick, Tris Imboden, Eric Burdon, Mike Post
Pasadena International Film Festival (Pasadena, CA), March 15, 2018, Best Documentary
Albuquerque Film and Music Experience (Albuquerque, NM), June 10, 2018, Best Documentary
Doc Sunback Film Festival (Mulvane, KS), June 23, 2018, Best Film.