Kurt Cobain: About a Son (A.J. Schnack, 2007). In 35 mm, 94 min.
In conjunction with Kurt, SAM Films will highlight a selection of documentaries and films that chronicle Kurt Cobainís career and the grunge phenomenon in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Kurt Cobain: About a Son presents a moving, impressionistic meditation on Kurt Cobain that melds imagery of Aberdeen, Olympia and Seattle with unpublished audio tapes of Kurt talking about everything from "being a space-alien baby" and "screaming into the microphone instead of beating people up" to wanting to end his life because of chronic stomach pain.
Other films in this series include:July 23: Hype! July 30: Kurt and Courtney 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).