Eat That Question—Frank Zappa In His Own Words

January 25, 2016
90 min.

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Directed by Thorston Schütte.

Formerly known as Zapped.

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Includes footage from
Andrew Greenaway, "Zappa At The Roundhouse," The Idiot Bastard, November, 2010

Thorsten Schütte came to the Studio Theatre to show us unseen, lost and forgotten film footage and discuss FZ's role as a film maker. Thorsten is currently putting together FZ footage for an official release, with ZAPPED as the working title. [...] They only showed us three of six film clips from ZAPPED, one of which is up on YouTube.

"Zapped," International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (accessed on October 20, 2012)

Zapped
Germany | 90min.

Logline
Zapped celebrates the 20th anniversary of Frank Zappa's death in 2013 with a treasure trove of lost and forgotten film and audio recordings from all around the globe.

Project information
Status: development / research
Title: Zapped
Country: Germany

Credits
Director
Thorsten Schütte

Production
Jochen Laube for teamWorx Television & Film GmbH

Commissioning Editor
Martina Zöllner for SWR

Selected for FORUM 2011

"Sundance Institute Completes Feature Film Lineup For 2016 Sundance Film Festival," Sundance Institute, December 7, 2015

Sundance Institute today completed its feature film lineup for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival with the highly anticipated narratives, documentaries, episodic work and events in the Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events sections. The Festival takes place January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah. [...]

Eat That Question—Frank Zappa in His Own Words / France, Germany (Director: Thorsten Schütte)—This entertaining encounter with the premier of sonic avant-garde is acidic, fun-poking, and full of rich and rare archival footage. This documentary bashes favorite Zappa targets and dashes a few myths about the man himself. World Premiere

"Eat That Question—Frank Zappa in His Own Words," Sundance Institute, c. December 29, 2015

Thorsten Schütte's film is a sharply edited and energetic celebration of Zappa through his public persona, allowing us to witness his shifting relationship with audiences. Utilizing potent TV interviews and many forgotten performances from his 30-year career, we are immersed into the musician's world while experiencing two distinct facets of his complex character.

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Cast & Credits
Director Thorsten Schütte
Screenwriter Thorsten Schütte
Producer Estelle Fialon
Line Producer Claire Babany / Michael Jungfleisch
Editor Willibald Wonneberger
Researcher Elizabeth Klinck
Co Producer Jochen Laube

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Watch at the Sundance Film Festival
8:30 PM MON 1/25 Prospector Square Theatre
9:00 PM WED 1/27 Temple Theatre
6:00 PM THU 1/28 Tower Theatre
11:45 PM SAT 1/30 Egyptian Theatre

More teasers, trailers & interviews:

Eat That Question—Frank Zappa In His Own Words / Teaser

January 17, 2016
1 min.

Eat That Question

Includes footage from
Les Films du Poisson, YouTube, January 17, 2016

Thorsten Schütte's film is a sharply edited and energetic celebration of Zappa through his public persona, allowing us to witness his shifting relationship with audiences. Utilizing potent TV interviews and many forgotten performances from his 30-year career, we are immersed into the musician's world while experiencing two distinct facets of his complex character.

Eat That Question—Frank Zappa In His Own Words (Trailer)

May 26, 2016
2 min.

New trailer for Eat That Question—Frank Zappa In His Own Words (2016).

Includes footage from:

 

 

 

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