Sound Unseen Film + Music Festival

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Riz Ahmed in Sound of Metal
Sound of Metal will be the opening night film at the Sound Unseen Film + Music Festival. Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios

The Sound Unseen Film + Music Festival will virtually present its films across two states – Minnesota and Texas – for the first time in the film festival’s history.

The film lineup for the 21st annual film festival will feature Darius Marder’s Sound of Metal as the Opening Night selection; Frank Marshall’s highly anticipated documentary The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart as the Centerpiece film; and Alex Winter’s Zappa as the Closing Night selection.

Sound Unseen will add to this year’s festival experience with live music, a sequel of last year’s concert promoters roundtable, and a series of virtual appearances by the authors and subjects of music-related and focused books.

Badgeholders/ticket holders must unlock the film/event they want to view first, after which they will have 48 hours to finish watching the film and/or event. All non-film events and live Q&As will be available through November 17. For a full schedule of event, go to the festival website.

Event Details


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This is a virtual event.

Ticket Info

$12-$15 for individual films; $50 for festival badge