GLEN CAMPBELL: I’LL BE ME
2014, Area 23a, 116 min, USA, Dir: James Keach

This powerful documentary follows country superstar Glen Campbell on his farewell tour after a diagnosis with Alzheimer’s. A moving testament to Campbell’s courage and a rousing celebration of his music (including the Academy Award-nominated song “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”), this is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at a country legend during the most challenging time in his life.


VINCENT
1981, Paul Brownstein Productions, 88 min, USA, Dir: Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy directs and stars as both Vincent Van Gogh and his brother Theo in this filmed production of his tour-de-force one-man show. Using Van Gogh’s paintings as a backdrop, Nimoy brings both the art and the man to life in a moving portrait based on the correspondence between the two brothers.


JANE B. FOR AGNÈS V.
1988, Cinelicious Pics, 97 min, France, Dir: Agnès Varda

Jane Birkin started as an actress during London’s Swinging ’60s, sang duets with Serge Gainsbourg (whom she married), earned plaudits for humanitarian work … and is the subject of this delightful imaginary biopic. Birkin and director Varda are longtime friends, and this film emerges as a portrait of two talented artists who have challenged limitations placed on women in culture and society. In French with English subtitles.


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