As previously noted, Christmas music junkie Mitchell Kezin hits the road to track down the stories behind his most cherished seasonal songs in the new documentary Jingle Bell Rocks! Featuring interviews with Dr. Demento, Low, Run DMC’s Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, El Vez, John Waters, Chicago rock promoter Andy Cirzan, New York hip hop archivist/ writer Bill Adler, Schoolhouse Rock creator (and Miles Davis’ “Blue Xmas” collaborator) Bob Dorough, Canadian radio legend David Wisdom, The Flaming Lips, and more, this film delighted audiences at its world premier last November at the International Documentary Film Festival, and its U.S. premiere this March at the 38th Cleveland International Film Festival.
Over the next few days there’s a few more chances to watch:
Lighthouse Intenational Film Festival – Long Beach Island
Friday, June 6, 2014 – 8:15pm – Surf City Volunteer Fire Dept.
Cinetopia Festival – Detroit and Ann Arbor
Friday, June 6, 2014 – 4:00pm – Michigan Theater Main Theater
Saturday, June 7, 2014 – 7:00pm – Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA
San Francisco International DocFest
Sunday, June 8, 2014 – 7:15pm – Oakland School for the Arts
Friday, June 13, 2014 – 9:15pm – Roxie Theatre
Monday, June 16, 2014 – 9:15pm – Roxie Theatre