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Wed, March 28, 3:00pm

Music Videos in Competition

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

New music videos from Cults, Cave, J Mascis, Juliana Barwick, Matthew Dear and Devo’s AAFF award-winning 1976 film In the Beginning Was the End: The Truth About De-Evolution.

Martin Bandyke from 107one will be in attendance for program introduction. Tickets for this program are only $5 general admission!

Sponsored by:
Community Partner: The Neutral Zone

Films Showing:

In the Beginning Was the End: The Truth About De-Evolution

(Chuck Statler, Minneapolis, MN, 1976) 10 min

A music video featuring the band Devo and two of their songs: Secret Agent Man and Jocko Homo. This won an award at the 15th Ann Arbor Film Festival and...

Transmission (Playmobil Version)

(D.O. Roth, Leipzig, Germany, 2011) 4 min

Playmobil animation of Joy Division's 1979 TV performance of Transmission on "Something Else" a BBC2 show hosted by Tony Wilson....


(Ron Robinson, San Francisco, CA, 2010) 4 min

Music video for The Soft Moon's song "Circles" featuring samples from Marcel Duchamp's 1926 film "Anemic Cinema."...


(Daniel Lopatin, New York, NY, 2011) 5 min

Source material: "NU, PAGODI!" 1969 - 1986...

Adam Roberts

(Isaac Sherman, Milwaukee, WI, 2011) 5 min

Music video for “Adam Roberts,” a song by the band CAVE from Chicago. Features a swirling girl, flashy lights, repetition, and hard hits...

Not Enough

(Chad VanGaalen, Calgary, Canada, 2011) 3 min

Animated music video for "Not Enough" by J Mascis on Sub Pop....

Go Outside

(Isaiah Seret, Los Angeles, CA, 2011) 4 min

"For Cults' hauntingly beautiful track, "Go Outside", I was inspired to bring the band inside the world of Jim Jones' famous religious cult, Peoples Temple, and the eventual tragedy in...

In The Middle (I Met You There)

(Morgan Beringer, London, England, 2012) 3 min

Matthew Dear with guest vocals by Jonny Pierce of The Drums....


(Cam Archer, Santa Cruz, CA, 2011) 6 min

Juliana Barwick’s majestically-looped vocals swirl over top images of a young man affecting various disaffected looks....


(Bruce Conner, (1933 - 2008), 1978) 3 min

A documentary film exploring the manner in which a determined young man overcame a basic mental defect and became a useful member of society. Insightful editing techniques reveal the dreams,...