In addition to all the outstanding tunes offered at Jam Fest, you can also catch the documentary, “My Father and the Man in Black”, WINNER of the “Best Music Film” prize at the Radar Hamburg International Film Festival (Germany).
Before there was Johnny and June, there was Johnny and Saul. An intense personal adventure with universal themes that just happens to feature one of 20th-century music’s greatest icons, “My Father and The Man In Black” tells the inside story of ‘bad boy’ Johnny Cash, his talented but troubled manager, Saul Holiff, and a son searching for his father in the shadow of a legend.
WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING:
“Think you know Johnny Cash? See this riveting, excoriating documentary!” – Peter Gerstenzang, The Village Voice
“Imaginatively crafted, ruthlessly honest, and genuinely haunting.” – Ken Eisner, The Georgia Straight
“You can feel all the tension, and the heartbreak, rumbling beneath every frame” – Katherine Monk, Vancouver Province“A painfully honest twin portrait of manager and artist.” – Philip Brown, Toronto Star
“A privileged perspective on crucial moments in Johnny Cash’s career” – The Hollywood Reporter
WINNER “Best Feature” at EDINDOCS 2012 (Edinburgh, Scotland)
WINNER “Best Music Film” at RADAR Hamburg International (Germany)
TOP 10 Audience Favorite at Vancouver International Film Festival
TOP 10 Audience Favorite at Calgary International Film Festival