:Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing

Screening Schedule

20.08, 14:00, DOKU KINO

Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing

USA, 2006, Colour, 93 min

In 2003, the female country band, The Dixie Chicks, are at the top of their game being one of the most successful bands of all time. However with the US invasion of Iraq about to begin over frustrated worldwide objections about this needless war, one of the Chick vents off the cuff in concert about being ashamed of US President George W. Bush. This statement sparks a firestorm of organized and personal right wing attacks against the Chicks for daring to think they have the right to express a negative personal opinion about the President. This film covers the band's effort to ride out the turmoil that would leave their careers under a cloud, but would eventually give them an opportunity to grow as great artists who bow to no one.

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Barbara Kopple (born July 30, 1946) is an American film director known primarily for her documentary work. She grew up in Scarsdale, New York, the daughter of a textile executive, and studied psychology at Northeastern University, after which she worked with the Maysles Brothers.
Cecilia Peck (born May 1, 1958) is a film producer, director, and actress. Cecilia is the daughter of actor Gregory Peck and his second wife Veronique Passani.
Audience Award – Aspen FF 2006. Special Jury Prize – Chicago IFF 2006. Audience Award – Woodstock FF 2006. TIFF, Toronto 2006. Big Sky DFF 2006. Rotterdam IFF 2007.

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Screening Schedule

20.08, 14:00, DOKU KINO


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