R, 116 minutes
Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention
Fans of Frank Zappa, rock music, the 1970s, and general absurdity: Join us for a very special, one-night-only screening of the legendary Zappa concert film Roxy the Movie — in theaters for the first time! — plus a Skype Q&A with filmmaker Alex Winter!
The proceeds from every screening go to WHO THE F*@% IS FRANK ZAPPA?, a Kickstarter campaign raising funds to make the first all-access documentary about Frank Zappa, and to help recover and preserve the aging contents of Zappa's legendary private archive.
Frank Zappa's concerts at the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood in December 1973 are legendary. Frank and the Mothers played three nights on December 8, 9 & 10, and these shows formed the basis of the Roxy & Elsewhere album released in 1974. The performances were filmed in 16mm and locked away in the Vault. Recently fully restored by the Zappa Family Trust and never before released in theatres, this live concert film captures Frank and the Mothers at the height of their powers and includes material that is unique to these performances.
Special event pricing: $15 for general admission, $12 for members, students and seniors. Advance tickets available at frankzapparevue.eventbrite.ca. Licensed event.