Kurt and Courtney (Nick Broomfield, 1998). Digital projection, 95 min.
In conjunction with Kurt, SAM Films will highlight a selection of documentaries and films that chronicle Kurt Cobain’s career and the grunge phenomenon in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
In the emotionally fraught days following Cobain’s death, BBC filmmaker Nick Broomfield investigates allegations that sinister forces were involved in the icon’s apparent suicide. Kurt and Courtney’s relatives, friends and former lovers provide a vivid portrait of the couple, and the film climaxes as Broomfield’s camera ambushes an evasive, intoxicated Courtney at a Hollywood ACLU gala.
Other films in this series include:July 23: Hype! August 13: Kurt Cobain: About a Son August 20: Last Days
Prices above are for entire film series. Series tickets may be purchased at the Ticketing Desk at any of SAM's three sites, or over the phone with a credit card by calling the SAM Box Office at 206.654.3121.
Single-film tickets are $7 for everyone, sold day of show at the auditorium (cash only).