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A World Premiere and Old Time Music - Back Row Film Series Concludes 9/4

by aec

AEC will conclude its 2008 Back Row Film Series with the world premiere of "Green Light on the Southern: The Life and Times of Norman Blake," accompanied by live "old time" music and remarks from filmmaker Barry Cammon. The event will be at Rhythm and Brews, 221 Market Street, at 6 PM on Thursday, September 4th.


6 - 7 PM
Social Hour, with music by the Old Factory Pickers

7:00 PM
Introduction of by filmmaker Barry Cammon of Advanced Video Solutions

7:15 PM
World Premiere of "Green Light on the Southern: The Life and Times of Norman Blake"

8:30 PM
Music by the New Binkley Brothers (formerly the Hill City String Band)


"Green Light on the Southern" documents the life and music of Chattanooga native Norman Blake, who has been described as the premiere roots musician of our generation. Follow Blake from the early days up to his trip to Carnegie Hall for the "O Brother Where Art Thou" concert. In addition to extensive interviews and some live "pickin" music with Blake, hear from some of the most influential and talented musicians in North America, including Sam Bush, John Hartford, Michelle Shocked, Fletcher Bright and many more. This program documents a true American icon and paints a portrait of a man whose life, like his music, has been and continues to be made on his own terms.

Tickets are $5 for AEC members and $10 for general admission. Buy tickets at the door, or to purchase in advance call 423-267-1218 or visit our website.

AEC Fall Film Series Starts Friday

by aec

The Fall AEC Independent Film Series starts Friday, August 29th!

The AEC Independent Film Series brings award-winning, independent films to Chattanooga that would otherwise be unavailable on our city's big screens. The Series is held twice a year, showing a new film each week for 12 weeks at the downtown Bijou Theatre.

Below is a partial schedule. Check our website this week for more updates on the Fall Series!

8/29/2008
A Man Named Pearl

9/5/2021
The Last Mistress

9/12/2021
Encounters at the End of the World

9/19/2008
Man on Wire

9/26/2008
TBA

10/3/2022
Up the Yangtze

10/10/2021
Frozen River

10/17/2008
My Winnipeg

10/24/2008
TBA

10/31/2008
I Served the King of England

11/7/2021
In Search of a Midnight Kiss

11/14/2008
A Girl Cut in Two