Sundance-premiered LCD Soundsystem film to be screened at Tower
"Shut Up and Play the Hits," a film about LCD Soundsystem and its last show (at Madison Square Garden), premiered during this January's Sundance Film Festival and will be screened one night only at the Tower Theatre on 9th and 9th in Salt Lake City.
The screening will be on Wednesday, JUly 18, with tickets on sale at select theaters on June 8.
For for more info, go to http://oscilloscope.net/lcdtheaters/Here is a brief description of the film provided by the film makers:
On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD frontman James Murphy had made the conscious decision to disband one of the most celebrated and influential bands of its generation at the peak of its popularity, ensuring that the band would go out on top with the biggest and most ambitious concert of its career. The instantly sold out, near four-hour extravaganza did just that, moving the thousands in attendance to tears of joy and grief, with New York Magazine calling the event "a marvel of pure craft" and TIME magazine lamenting "we may never dance again." SHUT UP AND PLAY THE HITS is both a narrative film documenting this once-in-a-lifetime performance and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.
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