Big Sky Film Series @ The Top Hat Lounge - May 20, 2013 - FREE ADMISSION!
AIN'T IN IT FOR MY HEALTH: A FILM ABOUT LEVON HELM
Jacob Hatley, 2010, USA, 83 minutes
Top Hat Lounge, Missoula, Montana
May 20, 2013 - Screening at 8 p.m.
This intimate documentary finds Mr. Helm at home in Woodstock, NY, in the midst of creating his first studio album in 25 years. Shot during the course of two-plus years, this highly anticipated film focuses on the four-time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member after his 2007 comeback album, Dirt Farmer, brought him back to the spotlight.
"...an affectionate tribute and a gift for fans..." New York Times
"it's impossible to imagine a more exquisite, honest, and beautifully detailed documentary about the life of Levon Helm than Jacob Hatley's Ain't in It for My Health." Village Voice
"...an unsentimental, salt-of-the-earth tribute that keeps the beat in a way that would make this extraordinary journeyman beam." Time Out NYC
"A captivating look at a musician hanging onto his art for dear life." Hollywood Reporter~ Read full entry ~