Jonathan Demme Tribute: Stop Making Sense

Thursday, June 1
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1hr 28mins // directed by:Jonathan Demme // featuring:Talking Heads // 35mm

Join us in celebrating the life of Coolidge Award honoree Jonathan Demme with this special screening of Stop Making Sense on a rare 35mm print!

With a career spanning an array of genres and styles, Jonathan Demme was a passionate and exciting filmmaker, earning numerous accolades and awards, including the Best Director Oscar for The Silence of the Lambs and the 2010 Coolidge Award. 

Universally acclaimed as one of the best concert films ever made, Stop Making Sense documents the groundbreaking band Talking Heads at their peak. Directed by Jonathan Demme and featuring the inimitable stage presence of lead singer David Byrne, the film has been lauded by Leonard Maltin as "one of the greatest rock movies ever made", and Pauline Kael of The New Yorker described it as "...close to perfection."