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International documentary
Ashes of American Flags

Ashes of American Flags

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Ashes of American Flags
USA / 2009 / 88 min
DIRECTOR:
Brendan Canty & Christopher Green
On the road with Wilco

ASHES OF AMERICAN FLAGS presents the Chicago band Wilco in concert during their 2008 US tour. Filmed and recorded from five quintessentially American concert venues – Cain’s ballroom in Tulsa, Tipitina’s in New Orleans, The Mobile, AL Civic Center, The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. – the film captures the spirit, energy and poignancy of a Wilco concert and tour.

Brendan Canty & Christopher Green

Brendan Canty was born 1966 in Teaneck, New Jersey. He was a member of numerous bands from the Washington DC-area before joining Fuguzi in 1987. In 2004, he and director Christoph Green created Trixie, a DVD company. They released a series of music-related movies called BURN TO SHINE. Canty and Green have also collaborated on SUNKEN TREASURE: LIVE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST (2006), which features Wilco vocalist, Jeff Tweedy.

Christopher Green is an American director who runs the DVD company Trixie, which puts out a series of music related films called BURN TO SHINE. Along with Brendan Canty he has directed SUNKEN TREASURE: LIVE IN HE PACIFC NORTHWEST (2006) which features Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.