Nathan Christ 2010
Documentary Feature

Friday Jul 1, 2011
$10 online or at the door.
Greenpoint High School For Engineering and Automotive Technology (Formerly Automotive High School)
On The Lawn
50 Bedford Ave. at North 13th St., Brooklyn, NY 11222
L to Bedford Ave. or G to Nassau Ave.

8:00PMDoors Open
8:30PMLive Music by Hospitality
9:00PMFilm Begins
11:30 PMAfter Party at Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave at Driggs Ave)


This Show Presented in Partnership With
The Northside Festival
New York Magazine

Echotone (Nathan Christ | Austin, Texas | 90 min.)

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Internationally known as ‘The Live Music Capital of the World,’ Austin’s music culture has led it to become one of the world’s most sought-after destinations. As nearly two dozen high-rises pop up throughout the city amidst economic downfall, how does the working musician get along?

Featuring Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, Belaire, Sunset, The Black Angels, Ghostland Observatory, Dana Falconberry, The Octopus Project and other Austin favorites, this lyrical documentary provides a telescopic view into the lives of Austin’s vibrant young musicians as they grapple with questions of artistic integrity, commercialism, experimentation, and the future of their beloved city.

Directed by Nathan Christ and photographed by Robert Garza, Echotone is a cultural portrait of the modern American city examined through the lyrics and lens of its creative class.

"Instead of just hearing facts and dates, you leave Echotone with a true appreciation of these talented human beings." - Paste Magazine

"Go see it. It's beautifully shot. It's loud. It's terrific." - Dallas Observer

"Clear-eyed, atmospherically rich. A study in urban conflict." - Chicago Tribune

"The crowd was loud, legit, and excited as hell. The film glided along weightlessly, a timely valentine with purpose." - The Onion AV Club

"An aural symphony of civic dischord with sublime visuals" - Chicago Sun-Times

"4.5 out of 5! Echotone will captivate starving artists everywhere." - Hollywood Chicago

"The Best (Free) Soundtrack We've Ever Seen." - Paste Magazine

"Echotone is a kaleidoscope of life, showing a balance of precison and spontaneity." - Los Angeles Examiner


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