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Beatles, James Booker, Jerry McGill Docs Set for Don’t Knock the Rock Fest

Helmer Allison Anders spearheads Aug. 31-Sept. 2 event at L.A.'s Cinefamily

Docus on the Beatles, jazz pianist James Booker and outlaw rocker Jerry McGill are among the highlights of L.A.’s Don’t Knock the Rock film fest slated for Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Cinefamily.

Spearheaded by helmer Allison Anders, the annual gathering showcases a range of music-themed pics, filmmaker Q&As and panel seshes.

“Good Ol’ Freda,” a doc on Freda Kelly, longtime secretary to the Beatles, is among this year’s anticipated screenings. Narrative pics on the sked include “Strutter,” the completion of a trilogy of pics directed by Anders and Kurt Voss (pictured above).

Click here for the complete Don’t Knock the Rock lineup.

 

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