Marfa Dialogues

Music on Film

Vance Knowles & Noel Waggener

10-24 February 2005


As part of the Ballroom’s inaugural Music on Film series, Vance Knowles & Noel Waggener select three documentaries exploring musicians’ lives and works. Admission is free and open to the public.

February 11, 2005,7PM
New York Eye & Ear Control
Directed by Michael Snow
Soundtrack by Albert Ayler and friends

The Connection
Directed by Shirley Clarke
Soundtrack by Freddie Redd

February 12, 2005, 7PM
Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song
Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
Soundtrack by Van Peebles with an early incarnation of Earth, Wind & Fire. This film was required viewing for Black Panther Party members.

    Clip from Shirley Clarke’s The Connection