Frank Zappa

Interview: Ahmet Zappa on new documentary Zappa and how it’s honouring the legacy of his father, Frank Zappa.

February 18, 2021

As Alex Winter’s acclaimed documentary Zappa arrives in cinemas (read our review here) to both introduce and re-establish Frank Zappa as one of the music industry’s late, great geniuses, the musician’s son – and Zappa producer – Ahmet Zappa is talking about the labour of love that is the film.  Peter Gray spoke with Ahmet […]

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Film Review: Zappa is a frank & creative look at Frank Zappa’s weirdly provocative genius

February 16, 2021

Zappa is a documentary that feels like one giant motherfucker of a film. At 129 minutes, director Alex Winter (the former lead actor of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure) covers lots of ground about this enigmatic genius. They broke the mould when they made Frank Zappa. So, while the proceedings are detailed and capture his […]

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Frank Zappa’s Personal Vault Opens for a Definitive Documentary by SXSW alumnus Alex Winter

March 10, 2016

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alex Winter is turning to fans of film and music alike to help fund the first definitive documentary about the life and legacy of musician, artist, and revolutionary Frank Zappa. On Wednesday morning, Winter launched a Kickstarter campaign, Who the F*@% Is Frank Zappa?, to not only help fund the film but to raise […]

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