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Joe Frank: Somewhere Out There - Documentary

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on: May 28, 2018, 05:54:55 PM

A feature length film that explores the life of award-winning audio artist  Joe Frank whose career on radio and on-line has spanned four decades. Frank's highly produced radio shows can be described as innovative, abstract, underground, autobiographical, surreal, funny, disturbing, and thought provoking meditations on the human condition.

The film features dozens of rare interviews with Joe's friends, actors, engineers and closest associates. The doc weaves the stories together with a wide variety of Joe's radio shows to reveal his art, creative process, and personal life. Stars Joe Frank, Harry Shearer, Ira Glass, David Cross, Grace Zabriskie, Alexander Payne, Larry Block, Debi Mae West, Ryan Cutrona, Laura Esterman, Tim Jerome, Larry Josephson, Terry Kinney, Arthur Miller, David  Rapkin, and Lester Nafzger among others.

Directed by DP Carlson
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Release Date - Festival debut as of a month ago, further release TBD

Also recently got turned on to Chris Morris, who Garam started a thread about over a decade ago, and seems to be Joe Frank’s UK counterpart. Lots of his stuff is on youtube, now.
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