No Room for Rockstars

 

Year: 2011
Country: USA
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.

CIFF Screenings

Friday, March 23, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Sidebars
Documentaries
Music! Movies!

Director
Parris Patton

Producer
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Screenplay
Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Cinematography
Mathieu Vadepied

Editing
Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
François Cluzet, Omar Sy

Director Bio
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.

Select Filmography
"Creature" (1999), "Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who" (2007), NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS (2011)

Print Source

The Film Sales Company
Jason Ishikawa
165 Madison Ave., Suite 60
New York, NY 10016
USA

Phone: (212) 481-50
Fax: (212) 481-50
Email: jason.ishikawa@filmsalescorp.com
http://www.filmsalescorp.com

Become A CIFF Member >

Become A CIFF Member

We have five different levels of membership to choose from, so find the one that best fits your film appetite!

38th CIFF Award Winners >

38th CIFF Award Winners

Look through the complete list of award winners from the 38th CIFF!

Sign up for our email newsletter

go
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • instagram
  • youtube
  • flickr
  • foursquare
  • iphone
  • android