To most of Cleveland, Maurice Reedus Jr. is “the Sax Man,” an iconic busker in flashy clothes who serenades passersby, rain or shine. They don’t know that he’s the son of a Grammy-winning musician, or that he narrowly missed stardom as part of an arena-headlining Motown band in the 1970s. But it all fell apart, and now Maurice is a sixty-year-old man wondering what went wrong. A surprising invitation to relive the glory days gives him one last chance to tell his hometown who he really is. Q&A with Joe Siebert and producers
Chicago Premiere of Salarymen Short Documentary / H. Paul Moon / USA / 5 min. The Salarymen do spontaneous performances of sound art, mixing small objects with the noises of Washington, DC to make a different kind of urban music.
Voxbox Beatbox - "Vivi" Music Video / Demetra Koris / USA / 3 min. Chicago throat singing, beatboxing wunderkind Voxbox Beatbox makes everyone want to dance.