The Northern California Bluegrass Society has announced the selections for the 8th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival, set for January 25, 2015 in Redwood City. The film festival is part of the FREE weekend-long Bluegrass On Broadway Festival.
This year’s films:
G2 — Mind Over Matter (David Elfgrin, Sweden)
A second generation Stockholm bluegrass band comes to the US.
At The Feed & Seed (April Janow & Dax Cuesta, (sic) Films, NC)
A small Southern town welcomes bluegrass music.
Mipso In Japan (Jon Kasbe, NC)
A young American bluegrass band visits Japan in this short film.
Do What You Love (Katarzyna Kochany, Ontario, Canada)
A musical video with an Arizona bluegrass band.
Banjo Romantika (Lee Bidgood & Shara Lange, East Tennessee State University, TN)
The story of bluegrass music in The Czech Republic.
The Cricket (Andrew Cartoun, Stoney Lonesome Productions, CT)
A short about recording acoustic music in the days of the wax cylinder.
Broadcast: A Man And His Dream (Jordan Nance, NC)
The story of WPAQ Radio in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.
The film festival will be held at the Redwood City Main Library, Noon-5:00pm. Principal financial support for Bluegrass On Broadway and the film festival comes from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission, the Redwood City Public Library, the Redwood City Department of Parks Recreation & Community Services, John Dabney, and other Redwood City-area businesses and organizations.