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Ashes of American Flags


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Ashes of American Flags
Brendan Canty and Christoph Green, 2009

New Documentary

Nonfiction filmmaking holds a strong appeal for many committed directors and producers. This ongoing series lets you sample wide-ranging approaches to the contemporary documentary.

Sat, Apr 18, 2009 9 PM

Filmed and recorded in five different venues, Ashes of American Flags captures the spirit and energy of the Chicago band Wilco in concert while featuring plenty of day-in-the-life footage as the band travels across the country on its 2008 tour.

Directed and produced by Christoph Green and Fugazi’s Brendan Canty. (87 mins., video)

Wilco fan? Check out the line-up of indie sounds in our Next @ Wex music series.

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The film is presented in conjunction with Record Store Day, a nationwide event celebrating independently owned record stores. Click here for a list of participating stores in Ohio.


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