Events

 

Upcoming Events

10/11/18 - 10/14/18 - 2018 FAR-WEST Conference - Allison McGourty will be doing a screening and Q&A on Saturday October 13

10/19/18 - 10/21/18 - Logan Center Blues Fest - Allison McGourty will be doing a screening and Q&A on Sunday October 21

10/5/19 - Bewdley Festival - Allison McGourty will be presenting an American Epic day, with screenings of the American Epic films, regional food and drinks, and a Q+A with the Filmmaker.

 

Previous Events

09/10/2018 - Cerys Matthews Blues Show on BBC Radio 2, at 8pm GBT - Allison McGourty joins Cerys Matthews to talk about the blues of American Epic.

6/14/18 – Focal International Awards - Bernard MacMahon, Allison McGourty, Patrick Ferris, Karl Stieg, Mia Greendove, Jack McLean and Duke Erikson nominated for Best Use of Footage in a History Feature and Best Use of Footage in a Music Production, and Lo-Max Films nominated for the Jane Mercer Researcher of the Year Award

5/29/18 -  6/2/18 - American Epic Goes To School at University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

5/10/18 - The Blues Foundation 2018 Blues Music Awards in Memphis - Nominated for Historical Album of the Year 

5/12/18 - Association for Recorded Sound Collections awards and presentation, Baltimore, MD

4/22/18 - BAFTA Television Craft Awards - Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty nominated for the Breakthrough Talent Award

3/3/18 - KALW FM Radio, San Francisco interview with Sandy Miranda - Listen to stream here (select Folk Music & Beyond to play)

2/22/18 - "American epic", an evening on the border with "The Indians" - Cinema Eliseo, Cesena, Italy

2/17/18 - Folk Alliance International Conference, Western Hotel, Kansas City, MO – screening and Q&A, 1pm

2/4/18 - WNUR interview with director Bernard MacMahon and writer Allison McGourty

2/2/18 - University of Chicago Laboratory Schools – An experiential journey with American Epic

1/29/18 – 2/2/18 - University of Chicago Laboratory Schools – Artists in Residence with director Bernard MacMahon and writer Allison McGourty

1/28/18 - The American Epic Sessions wins a Grammy for Alabama Shakes performance of “Killer Diller Blues”

1/22/18 - American Epic: The Best of Blues is named #2 album of the year,  American Epic: The Soundtrack #5 album of the year, and American Epic: The Collection #16 album of the year on Robert Christgau's 2017 Dean's List

1/1/18 - American Epic premieres in Germany and France on Arte

11/2/17 - American Epic premieres in Australia on Foxtel

8/31/17 - Association For Recorded Sound Collection (ARSC) Awards

6/13/17 - American Epic is released on DVD and BluRay

6/9/17 - The American Epic Sessions premieres on BBC

6/6/17 - The American Epic Sessions premieres on PBS

6/4/17 - American Epic: Out of the Many, the One premieres on BBC

5/30/17 American Epic: Out of the Many, the One premieres on PBS

5/28/17 - American Epic: Blood and Soil premieres on BBC

5/23/17 - American Epic: Blood and Soil premieres on PBS

5/21/17 - American Epic: The Big Bang premieres on BBC

5/16/17 - American Epic: The Big Bang premieres on PBS

5/12/17 - American Epic: The Collection and American Epic: The Soundtrack released by Legacy Recordings, Columbia Records

5/2/17 - American Epic: The First Time America Heard Itself released by Simon & Schuster

11/2 /16 – 11/12/16 - Denver Film Festival

11/7/16 – 11/16/16 - Cross Culture Journeys - Havana, Cuba

10/27/16 – 11/5/16 - Canberra International Film Festival - Canberra, Australia

10/19/16 – 10/23/16 – Womex - Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain

10/13/16 – 10/16/16 - Woodstock Film Festival

10/12/16 – Festival Du Nouveau Cinéma - Quebec, Canada

10/7/16 – 10/9/16 - Tryon Film Festival

9/27/16 – 9/29/16 - Calgary International Film Festival

9/9/17 - Primetime Emmys – Nominated for Outstanding Music Direction

7/30/16 – 8/2/16 - Southern Fried Festival - Perth, Scotland

7/31/16 – 8/6/16 - Melbourne International Film Festival

7/17/16 – 7/30/16 - New Zealand International Film Festival

6/25/16 - SeriesFest

6/24/16 - Free State Fest

6/22/16 - Areday

6/8/16 – 6/19/16 - Sydney International Film Festival

5/14/16 - Northwest Film Festival

4/28/16 – 5/1/16 - Pop 16 Music Festival - Berlin, Germany

4/20/16 – 4/23/16 - Nashville Film Festival

4/13/16 – 4/24/16 - BAFICI (Buenos Aires International Film Festival)

4/13/16 – 4/17/16 - Chicago International Movies and Music Festival

4/8/16 – 4/10/16 - Asbury Park, Music in Film Festival

3/31/16 - Sedona Film Festival

3/19/16 – 3/20/16 - British Film Institute, American Epic preview

3/16/16 – 3/17/16 - SXSW Film Festival

3/4/16 - Sun Valley Film Festival

2/18/16 - Folk Alliance International Conference

2/5/16 - Reel Festival

1/29/16 – 2/8/16 - Gothenburg Film Festival

1/28/16 - Sundance Film Festival - American Epic Special Event at the Eccles Theater

11/20/15 – 11/28/15 – International Documentary Festival Amsterdam

11/12/15 – 11/15/15 - Hawaii International Film Festival

10/10/15 – 10/13/15 -BFI London International Film Festival