“We’re allowed to just f**king help each other.”
Punk-cabaret icon Amanda Palmer has been making waves in the music industry since her days in the Dresden Dolls. In 2012, she launched a record-breaking (and surprisingly controversial) Kickstarter campaign that raised $1.2 million dollars for her album Theatre is Evil. Instead of celebrating her art and the community of fans that came together to support her, the mainstream media lashed out at Palmer, criticizing her methods and the impetus behind the campaign.
Filmmaker Ondi Timoner (Dig!, We Live in Public) follows the vivacious Palmer as she prepares for her show at the Red Rocks Amphitheater. In this rare backstage look, Palmer readies herself for her performance and candidly discusses her art, her fans and the state of the music industry.
Tickets for Amanda F**king Palmer on the Rocks, as part of the Shorts Program: Before Long are still available for:
Saturday, April 19th 12:00 p.m.
Monday, April 21st 1:00 p.m.
Friday, April 25th 6:45 p.m.
Click here for tickets before they go!