Louisville Filmmaker to Screen Record Store Documentary

Louisville filmmaker Scott Shuffitt will screen his new documentary about the struggles of independent record stores Saturday at the Louisville Science Center. Shuffitt began working on “Brick and Mortar and Love” in early 2010 after former ear X-tacy owner John Timmons issued a public appeal to help save his store. Shuffitt originally hoped the film […]

7pm BBC News Special Includes New bin Laden Documentary

At this hour, we’re airing a special edition of World Briefing from the BBC. This program will include a new documentary about events leading up to yesterday’s action: “The Hunt for bin Laden.” This is the final hour of special coverage planned for today. But, as always, if events warrant, we’ll make adjustments to cover […]

Louisville Orchestra Plans its Future Place in the City

By Elizabeth Kramer A new documentary about the formative years of the Louisville Orchestra premieres tomorrow at the Baxter Avenue Theatres. But the organization is looking now to make itself relevant in a world where classical music is often an afterthought. The documentary Music Makes a City recounts how in 1937 a politician named Charles […]

Film about U of L Opera Project with Polish Academy Premieres

From 2003 through last year, the University of Louisville’s opera theatre program worked with a Polish academy to create a production that spanned two continents and instructed students in the new ways to perform opera. Now, that experience is in a documentary film premiering tomorrow. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has the story. In the documentary, the […]