In the Beginning Was the End: The Truth About De-Evolution, 1976, 10 min

Chuck Statler, Minneapolis, MN

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 screened on the AAFF traveling tour, which helped the band Devo get discovered and signed by their first record label. "Several factory workers finish their day at work and get into a car. They drive to a club where they perform the song Secret Agent Man as a rock quartet. A man with a mask of a child named Booji Boy runs into a building where his father, a man named General Boy is waiting. Subsequently, a man gives a lecture by song on the subject of devolution." -Brian Risselada

This film is not in competition.
Screening of this film is supported by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Directed by Chuck Statler (Minneapolis, MN)


Wednesday, March 28 3:00pm

Music Videos in Competition

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

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)