Directed by onetime Athenian Jorge Torres-Torres, the film takes its name from an Olivia Tremor Control song and “documents the past and present of DIY underground music in Athens, GA,” according to the festival’s description.
Torres-Torres tells Creative Loafing that the film draws on his experience in Athens in the early aughts, when the Elephant 6 collective’s influence was in full swing:
“I was introduced to the Elephant 6 in the late ’90s. It was this collective experience, where Elf Power or Olivia Tremor Control would play with Neutral Milk Hotel, and both bands were sharing members. A different configuration, but they’d have the same spirit. … Everybody becomes friends with everybody,” he says of his early days in Athens.
Check out a video teaser for the documentary below:
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