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Screening - Dirty Country - doc on raunchiest country singer in US
Date Friday April 24
Time 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
600 4th St, West Sacramento. That's the corner of 4th & F in WEST Sacramento, just over the river from downtown Sacto. Parking lot is off of F Street between 4th & 5th Streets.
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorMovies on a Big Screen
Emailscreenings [at] shiny-object.com
Address600 4th St, West Sacramento, CA 95605
April 24

7 and 9:30 PM

Admission: $5.00

Location: 600 4th St, West Sacramento. That's the corner of 4th & F in WEST Sacramento, just over the river from downtown Sacto. Parking lot is off of F Street between 4th & 5th Streets.

Dirty Country

Come out on April 24 to see this hilariously dirty doc, then come back on May 1 to meet the filmmakers, Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett (whose credits include "The Colbert Report," "The Late Show with David Letterman," and The Onion) in person as they present "The Found Footage Fest" at Movies on a Big Screen!!

Meet Larry Pierce: a small-town factory worker and family man who happens to be the raunchiest country music singer in America. Since 1993, Larry has quietly released over a dozen dirty country albums at truck stops across the country. Without the time or money to pursue a "legitimate" career in country music, Larry is content to lead an ordinary life and moonlight as a dirty country singer. But when he is forced into early retirement at his factory job of 30 years, Larry faces an uncertain future. That is, until a young band with dirty songs of its own shows up at his door and offers to take Larry onstage.

"Dirty Country" introduces an ordinary man with an extraordinary gift for dirty music and tells the unlikely story of how his songs were thrust out of obscurity and into the spotlight. The film explores the history of dirty music in society and profiles several living legends of the raunchy music business, including piano virtuoso Dr. Dirty, seminal funk singer Blowfly, and the original party band, Doug Clark's Hot Nuts. With commentary from leading authors, experts and social critics, the film poses the question: is America a nation of prudes or are we living in a dirty country?

Winner, Audience Award, 2007 SXSW Film Festival

"Good (unclean) fun." - Nashville Scene

"A raunchy, surprisingly affecting doc." - Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine

"As critically engaging as it is jaw-droppingly foul." -Calgary International Film Festival

"I have rarely heard people laugh so much at a documentary -- and not just giggles but full-blown belly laughs." - Cinematical
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