Stop Making Sense


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Stop Making Sense

  • 1984
  • Directed By: Jonathan Demme
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Documentary
  • 88 Minutes
  1. Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:30 p.m.
  2. Friday, September 26, 2014 9:30 p.m.
Still image from the film Stop Making Sense
Universally acclaimed as one of the best concert films ever made, Jonathan Demme’s Stop Making Sense documents the groundbreaking band Talking Heads at the height of their career. The film made technical history as the first made entirely utilizing digital audio techniques. Filmed during three concert performances in L.A. in December 1983, Demme’s creative genius and the band’s explosive energy make the film an exhilarating and exciting event. “A dose of happiness from beginning to end. Stop Making Sense is close to perfection.”— Pauline Kael, New Yorker Magazine (2K DCP presentation)