Reel to Reel: Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

No doubt, you’ve seen Harry Dean Stanton in at least one of his 250 films. But have you heard him sing? The many facets of Harry Dean Stanton are explored in Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction, a critically acclaimed documentary directed by Sophie Huber that has been screened at more than 50 festivals, both internationally and in the U.S. (including its stateside premiere at SXSW in 2013). A visually and musically striking documentary tribute to the iconic actor and under-appreciated singer, the film documents Stanton in his intimate moments and features film clips, as well as performing his own heartbreaking renditions of country and folk songs. Additionally, the film explores Stanton’s enigmatic outlook on his life, his unexploited talents as a musician, and includes scenes with David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Sam Shepard, Deborah Harry, Kris Kristofferson among others. After the screening, Scott Goldman, Vice President of The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, will moderate a panel discussion/jam session with Harry Dean Stanton, Jamie James (guitar), Don Was (bass) and Director Sophie Huber. In June, Omnivore Recordings released the original soundtrack on CD, LP, and Digital. They are currently available everywhere fine music can be purchased.