So strong was his abhorrence of commercial music, Canadian legend Neil Young turned down a million dollar offer to perform at Woodstock 94.
Gain additional insights into the spirited life of this legendary singer/songwriter in Jonathan Demmes latest documentary Neil Young: Heart of Gold , screening Wednesday, April 12 at 7 and 9:15 p.m. at Village 8 Cinema as part of the Whistler Film Festivals Reel Alternative Series.
The intimate musical portrait includes the world premiere of Youngs Prairie Wind concert at Nashvilles Ryman Auditorium last summer. The concert wields Youngs latest music, composed after being diagnosed with a brain aneurysm.
The official selection of the film for the 2006 Sundance Film Festival brings both the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers music and life into the spotlight.
The Reel Alternatives spring series wraps up with Golden-Globe-Winner Transamerica April 26, featuring Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Huffman.
Tickets are $8.50 and $6.50 for Reel members. Membership is $4.