Festival Documentary A Heads Tale Released
A new jam band documentary, A Heads Tale, has just been released. Directed by independent Canadian filmmaker Greg Hemmings, the movie chronicles various summer music festivals from 2002, including the Come Together Music Festival in Ontario, the Shaker Festival in New Brunswick, the Solutions Festival in Alberta and the Evolve Music and Awareness Festival in Nova Scotia. The film includes live performances by The Slip, Bullfrog, The Jimmy Swift Band, Grand Theft Bus, Jukejoint, Adam Klipple & Drive-by Leslie and Mark Wilson & The Way It Is. Additional footage was also shot at Bonnaroo and the Gathering of the Vibes.
‘I went to film school a few years back and always had a dream of documenting
the [scene] on Phish lot,’ says Hemmings. ‘The first bit of documentary I ever filmed was
at Phish NYE 2000 at Big Cypress. This footage inspired me to film _A Head’s
Tale_. I grabbed my DV camera and headed to festivals last summer and
documented the community and the music that pulls me out every year. My main
goal in making this film is to promote our scene and the music that it
To learn more, visit www.independentmedium.com. The film is currently available through the Home Grown Music Network.