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Theory of Obscurity: A Film About The Residents

This is the story of The Residents, a story that spans more than 40 years and is clouded in mystery. Many details surrounding this renegade sound and video collective from San Francisco are secret, including the identities of its members: They always perform wearing masks and costumes. Fortunately for us, The Residents have a management company, The Cryptic Corporation, which allowed director Don Hardy and his crew unprecedented access to the group’s archival materials. The Cryptic Corporation is led by two men: Hardy W. Fox and Homer Flynn. They both speak on behalf of The Residents, though both men deny that they are, in fact, members of the group. The Residents have released more than 60 albums, and their stage shows are legendary works of art. Hardy followed them on their most recent world tour celebrating their 40th anniversary and saw first-hand how the legions of fans turned out to support them in venues like the Barbican in London and the Burg Theatre in Vienna. Old, young, men and women –turns out there are weirdos everywhere! 


Spanish title: Teoría de la oscuridad: Una película sobre The Residents
Year: 2015
Format: DM
Color: B&N + Color
Minutes: 87
Seconds: 0
Country:
Team:

D, G: Don Hardy

F: Don Hardy, Barton John Bishoff, Josh Keppel

E: Don Hardy, Barton John Bishoff

S: Philip Perkins

M: The Residents

P: Don Hardy, Barton John Bishoff, Josh Keppel

PE: Yoshifumi Okuyama, The Noxious Twins

CP: KTF Films


Contact:

Submarine Entertainment. Josh Braun
T +1 212 625 1410 E josh@submarine.com
W submarine.com - residentsmovie.com TW @residentsmovie


Wendsday 22 - 23:15 h
Village Recoleta Room: 8
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Friday 24 - 20:00 h
Village Recoleta Room: 8
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Don Hardy Estados Unidos

Co-founder of documentary production company KTF Films, based in San Francisco. He directed Love Hate Love (2011; premiered at Tribeca) and The Human Experiment (2013; premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival).



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