Festival Programme

Films by Strand


Four films featuring very different music tastes – a memorial to one of the greatest film composers contrasts with a portrait of drone metal pioneer Dylan Carlson and his band Earth, along with portrait films of rock ‘n roll legend Little Richard and eclectic collective Elephant 6.

See also The Strangest of Angels and King Loser

The Elephant 6 Recording Co.

C.B. Stockfleth

Using interviews and archival footage, a fascinating picture emerges of the eclectic collective Elephant 6 from talented filmmaker C.B. Stockfleth.


Giuseppe Tornatore

Giuseppe Tornatore (Cinema Paradiso NZIFF 1990) pays tribute to legendary composer Ennio Morricone and his prolific career that spanned over seven decades and included the scores to more than 70 award-winning films.

Even Hell Has Its Heroes

Clyde Petersen

Clyde Peterson’s documentary collaboration with drone metal legends Earth, perfectly melds their cinematic soundscape with grungy and timeless Super8 footage of the Pacific Northwest.

Little Richard: I Am Everything

Lisa Cortés

Revealing the black, queer origins of rock n’ roll and the complex genius of its conflicted originator, Little Richard, Lisa Cortés’ stirring documentary takes aim at the white-washed canon of popular music.