Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero

Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero

In the mid 90's the Dayton, OH music scene became a hot spot generating world wide buzz from the influential indie rock being produced there (The Breeders, Guided by Voices). Arguably the most innovative of them all was the band Brainiac, led by musical genius and insanely charismatic front man Tim Taylor. The band was opening for Beck and being courted by major labels when Tim was tragically killed in a bizarre auto accident leaving his family and bandmates to pick up the pieces. This film explores the band's music, legacy, massive influence on pop culture and how people survive and cope with the loss of loved ones.

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Eric Mahoney




Director: Eric Mahoney
Producer: Eric Mahoney and Ian Jacobs
Editor: Ian Jacobs
Music: Brainiac
Principal Cast: Fred Armisen, Matt Berninger, Steve Albini, Melissa Auf der Maur, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, David Yow, Buzz Osborne, Stuart Braithwaite, Eli Janney, Scott McCloud


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Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Music
Screening Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 108:00 mins