Tucson Film and Music Festival

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In a Nutshell

10th-annual, multi-day festival celebrates filmmaking and music with special emphasis on films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 13, 2014. Limit 4 per person. Redeem starting 10/9 for a ticket at venue box office. Subject to availability. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at the venue. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Tucson Film & Music Festival's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Door time varies; early arrival is recommended. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. All films are Not Rated; some material may be inappropriate for children under the age of 13. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

All-access badges grant admission to all events and movies throughout the festival. Seats are not guaranteed, so early arrival is recommended. Doors open 30–60 minutes before showtime.

Tucson Film & Music Festival

  • The Oceanmaker (October 9 at 7:30 p.m., Cinema La Placita): Set in a world where the seas have dried up, this 10-minute animated action piece follows a pilot’s battle against sky pirates for the last water on Earth: the clouds.
  • Pleased to Meet Me (October 10 at 7 p.m., The Loft Cinema): Academy Award–nominated songwriter Aimee Mann and folk-legend Loudon Wainwright III star in the story of a farfetched scheme to draw out a reclusive theramin master with a band of mismatched musicians—based on the This American Life story “Everyone Speaks Elton John.”
  • Burnout (October 11 at 7:30 p.m., The Screening Room): Ada is living a charmed life as everyone’s favorite pot dealer, but when a bill to legalize marijuana passes, her social circle—and her livelihood—go up in smoke.
  • Banjo Romantika (October 12 at 1 p.m., The Tucson J): This documentary follows the winding path bluegrass music cut through Czech history, starting from when it was the sound of political dissidence during communist rule.
  • Alive Inside (October 12 at 5:30 p.m., The Tucson J): The 2014 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award–winning documentary explores the effect music has on the brain—and the healing it can bring to people with neurological disorders.
  • Heaven Adores You (October 12 at 7:30 p.m., The Rialto Theatre): The festival’s closing film offers an intimate look at the life and music of Elliott Smith, presented as a visual journey through Portland, New York City and Los Angeles.
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