Showing: "Stop Making Sense" (2023/1984)


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (View on map )

Stop Making Sense

Classics in the Browning
Directed by Jonathan Demme
With David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz
Rated PG, 98 minutes, DCP

Newly restored in 4K to coincide with its 40th anniversary, the 1984 film was directed by renowned filmmaker Jonathan Demme and is considered by many critics as the greatest concert film of all time. Stop Making Sense stars the core band members of Talking Heads: David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison along with Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steve Scales, Lynn Mabry and Edna Holt. The live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads' most memorable songs.

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