Sound and Vision

Our hit series returns this summer with ten weeks of concert films, biographies, and documentaries. Tune in, turn on and get down!

One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades. From techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning film composer, the evolution of his music has coincided with his life journeys.
Wed, 8/22
Betty Davis changed the landscape for female artists in America. She “…was the first…” as Miles Davis said. From an early age, Betty freed herself from social rules traditionally imposed on women and insisted on complete control of her image and recordings, and in the case of her turbulent marriage to Miles Davis, her personal life as well. Then, at the height of her fame in the early 1980s, she mysteriously disappeared from public life.
Wed, 8/29
An immersive view of the daily rituals of Lee Sexton, retired coal miner and revered banjo legend, and his wife Opal. Directors Vic Rawlings and Jeff Silva in person.
Wed, 9/5
A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction. Patty Schemel in person!
Wed, 9/12