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LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE Special Twin Cities Screening
September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
As part of the 2019 Forum, FilmNorth presents a special advance regional screening of the documentary Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice at Landmark’s Uptown Theatre with Oscar®-winning directors/Forum guests Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman present for a post-screening talk. The first 50 FilmNorth Forum registrants receive one free ticket (winners will be notified by e-mail). Tickets available for purchase here.
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century – and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts.
Today Ronstadt has Parkinson’s disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda’s story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.