Documentary of notorious rock recluse screens at the end of the month
The world premiere of the Stephen Kijak-directed Scott Walker film takes place at in London at the end of the month.
“Scott Walker: 30th Century Man” is a new film documenting the ’60s music icon, from the beginning of his pop stardom to his wilderness years.
Scott Walker fan David Bowie has executive-produced the film as well as appearing in interview in the film. Other musician-fans who appear include Radiohead, Sting and Jarvis Cocker.
The film is showing as part of the 50th Times BFI London Film Festival at the National Film Theatre. The premiere is on October 31st.
There is a Scott Walker track, “Darkness”, featured as part of the 4AD label’s “Margate Exodus” project, a contemporary re-telling of the biblical Book of Exodus.
The film festival runs from Wednesday 18th October to Thursday 2nd November 2006.