A One-Of-A-Kind Fundraiser Featuring L.A. Premiere Screening of “Radio Unnameable”

A One-Of-A-Kind Fundraiser Featuring L.A. Premiere Screening of “Radio Unnameable”

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 One-Of-A-Kind Fundraiser Featuring 

VIP Host Committee including Lily Tomlin John Densmore and Jackson Browne invite you to this One- Night film viewing event and meet with the legendary Radio Host Bob Fass , the film makers and many more to Benefit the Pacifica Radio Archives audio preservation and access project at KPFK 90.7FM

The Los Angeles Premiere Screening of

Award-Winning Documentary

“Radio Unnameable”

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It can make you wish…that you were a sleepless New Yorker in 1967, kept from loneliness by a gentle, soulful voice on the radio.” – A.O. Scott, New York Times

Terrific!! A helluva lot of fun! 5/5 Stars – Joe Neumaier, The New York Daily News

 

Vesper Public Relations. Los Angeles, CA. (March 25, 2013) – In a unique occasion with the goal to raise funds for the Pacifica Radio Archives preservation and access project, a stellium of celebrities from the film, music and radio worlds will come together on April 5th, 2013 at The Arena State at Theatre of Arts in Los Angeles for a one-night only screening of the award-winning documentary film Radio Unnameable.

The VIP Host Committee that includes Lily Tomlin John Densmore and Jackson Browne invite you to both support the Preservation work of The Pacifica Radio Archives and celebrate radio legend Bob Fass.

Known as the nation’s oldest public radio archive, the Pacifica Radio Archives, housed at KPFK 90.7 FM radio station in Los Angeles, has documented more than five decades of grassroots political, cultural and performing arts history, including original recordings of interviews with composer John Coltrane, writer/activist James Baldwin, A Raisin in the Sun writer Lorraine Hansberry and legendary poet Langston Hughes.

The Pacifica Radio Archives fundraiser will take place on April 5, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the intimate 99-seat Arena Stage at Theatre of Arts, located at 1625 N. Las Palmas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Tickets are $30 per person, $50 per couple and include the film screening and a reception with food and drinks in the Parlour Room at Sadie, across from the theater.

The Radio Unnameable documentary features several audio programs from this vintage era archives, specifically 1963-1973, and this very first film screening in Los Angeles will give back by donating funds to the preservation and access of such an important part of radio history.

Radio Unnameable (2012, 87 mins.), produced and directed by Paul Lovelace (The Holy Modal Rounders… Bound to Lose) and Jessica Wolfson, Cinematography: John Pirozzi. Editor: Gregory Wright. Original music and illustrations: Jeffrey Lewis. USA.  The film is a visual and aural collage that draws extensively from Bob Fass’s immense archive of audio, film, photographs, and video that has been sitting dormant until now.

The film traces Fass’ participation in many pivotal moments in the history of New York City and the U.S., including the anti-war protests of the 1960s and 70s, also showcasing how his work ethics and passion for the medium, as well as the creativity that helped create the very notion of citizen journalism.

Radio personality and free-form radio pioneer Bob Fass, original host of the Radio Unnameable listener-sponsored, non-commercial radio program and his wife Lynnie will be present at the event, which also features filmmakers Paul and Jessica as well as a VIP host committee including local radio station KPFK 90.7 FM, The Doors’ drummer John Densmore, actress Lily Tomlin, writer/director Jane Wager, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman, award-winning cinematographer Haskel Wexler and Jon Wiener, author of Gimme Some Truth: The John Lennon FBI Files.

Bob Dylan was a frequent guest on Bob Fass Radio Unnameable, where the format was the first to break all the rules by opening the mics to listeners and live reports from regular people on the streets during the politically active, civil rights aware and anti-war tumultuous 1960s.

Bob Fass and Directors Paul Lovelace and Jessica Wolfson Brian DeShazor are available for interviews in Los Angeles from April 4 – 8, 2013

In Theaters Now! 

 http://www.radiounnameablemovie.com/screenings-2/

Watch the FILM TRAILER!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTyjhlu8QUA&feature=youtu.be

It can make you wish…that you were a sleepless New Yorker in 1967, kept from loneliness by a gentle, soulful
voice on the radio.”
– A.O. Scott, New York Times

Terrific!! A helluva lot of fun! 5/5 Stars – Joe Neumaier, The New York Daily News

Visit: www.pacificaradioarchives.org

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