- Film Festival
WXPN and the Philadelphia Film Society Announce
Opening and Closing Films for XPN Music Film Festival
Big Easy Express and Under African Skies to kick off and close fest;
Opening party and additional screenings!
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. April 3, 2012- The opening and closing films for Philadelphia’s first festival solely dedicated to movies about music are in the can! WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Film Society today announced that Big Easy Express will open the XPN Music Film Festival on Thursday, April 26. The film documents Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Old Crow Medicine Show and Mumford & Sons’ 2011 tour. Under African Skies is a documentary film that follows Paul Simon’s journey back to South Africa to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Graceland. It will close the festival on Sunday, April 29.
The full schedule can also be found online here. Tickets for the festival go on sale on Monday, April 9. Discounted tickets will be available to students, WXPN and Philadelphia Film Society members.
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