March 19 – 30
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Events + Updates
Run Time: 103 minutes
Every summer 600,000 music fans attend the 52-day/43-city Vans Warped Tour. NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS is the behind-the-scenes look into the music, bands, and fans who make up rock's most diverse tour. Directed by Parris Patton, the film follows veteran bands like Flogging Molly and Pennywise, newcomers like Suicide Silence and Never Shout Never, and Mark Ronson, whose meteoric rise to the top of the charts is tracked throughout the documentary. From the bands being chauffeured to the Promised Land, to the bands living out of their vans just hoping for a chance to be heard, every story on the spectrum of rock can be seen here. At times NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS is an honest look at life on the road; at other times it's an intimate portrait into the rock star's search for peace and quiet after thousands of adoring fans rock out to their anthems. Offering an in-depth look into the world of touring, the film is the backstage pass every music fan has ever dreamed of. – T.W.
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 9:45 PM
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 2:25 PM
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou
Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano
François Cluzet, Omar Sy
Parris Patton is an accomplished photo-emulsion artist who, after graduating from the film program at University of Bridgeport, worked with Prince. After three concert films, Patton released his first feature documentary, "Creature," in 1999.
"Creature" (1999), "Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who" (2007), NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS (2011)
Day and KNIGHT in Akron
Join us for a full day of CIFF38 programming in Akron on Thursday, March 27th!
Cleveland Foundation Community Day at the CIFF38
Enjoy a FREE day at the Festival, courtesy of The Cleveland Foundation on Monday, March 24th