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11:30 AMRelated EventGround Zero Blues Club

Book Luncheon Event w/Marie Pizano

plus lunch, music & guests (901-634-1724),

4:00 PMRelated EventQuapaw Canoe Company

True Delta Photography Exhibit

Opening of the True Delta Photography Exhibit by Michael Scanlan. Crisp, high quality 18x24 framed color photos depicting Clarksdale blues artists and places. Fundraiser benefitting the Mighty Quapaws. Driftwood City International Youth Hostel 289 Sunflower Avenue in Clarksdale. The photographs are available for purchase from the Lower Mississippi River Foundation. Email john@island63.com for more info.

4:30 PMTICKET SALESDelta Cinema

FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS

• $5 per day or $10 weekend pass (Thurs-Sun, Jan 23-26, 2014). • On sale at Delta Cinema during festival. • Festival merchandise sales (huggies, hats and long sleeve tees).

Note: Clarksdale Film Festival schedule subject to change. Film festival tickets valid for Delta Cinemas and History Bus Tours only. Nighttime music venues have separate cover charges.

5:00 PMMUSIC IN CINEMA LOBBYDelta Cinema

Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends

Hill Country and Delta blues by Clarksdale's own...Sean "Bad" Apple & friends performs live blues

5:00 PMDelta Cinema LobbyDelta Cinema

Wine Reception

Wine reception (while quantities last)

6:00 PMTHEATER LOBBYDelta Cinema

Festival Welcome

Official welcome by festival organizers from the Clarksdale Downtown Development Association (CDDA).

Festival welcome by Clarksdale Downtown Development Association

6:15 PMIntroduction of feature film by special guestsDelta Cinema

DELTA CINEMA LOBBY

SPECIAL INTRODUCTIONS by sports writer Larry Liddell and Ole Miss offensive guard Bill Coker. - LARRY LIDDELL was only media rep present when Archie Manning signed scholarship with University of Mississippi; Liddell was Clarksdale Press Register sports editor, 1964-68, following Manning's career at Drew High School; later, Liddell was Ole Miss assistant sports information director; following Manning's senior season at Ole Miss, Liddell became director of public relations with NFL's New Orleans Saints. - BILLY COKER played football with Manning; as an Ole Miss offensive guard, Coker spent three years blocking for Manning; among other achievements, Coker played in the Liberty Bowl (1968), Sugar Bowl (1969-70) and Gator Bowl (1970-71)

6:15 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

The Book of Manning (1:17 ESPN)

A father-and-son story written into the pages of football folklore, it can be argued that no family has had more influence on a sport than the Mannings. Archie — the patriarch — a star quarterback at Ole Miss and then with the New Orleans Saints, followed by oldest son Cooper, whose football dreams were cut short by a spinal condition, then sons Peyton and Eli — both of them quarterbacks. Director Rory Karpf explores how a tragedy shaped the course of not only Archie's life, but his family's as well. Narrated by actor John Goodman.

8:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNRed's Lounge

Killborn Alley Blues Band

Cover May Apply.

8:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNGround Zero Blues Club

Weekly Blues Jam

Cover May Apply.

12:30 PMTICKETS SALESDelta Cinema

FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS

• $5 per day or $10 weekend pass (Thurs-Sun, Jan 23-26, 2014). • On sale at Delta Cinema during festival. • Festival merchandise sales (huggies, hats and long sleeve tees).

Note: Clarksdale Film Festival schedule subject to change. Film festival tickets valid for Delta Cinemas and History Bus Tours only. Nighttime music venues have separate cover charges.

1:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

True Delta (36)

Award-winning blues film about the past, present and future of the Delta's up-and-coming and recently-passed blues musicians; by Lee Quinby & Erickson Blakney.

2:00 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Clarksdale: One Word (9:05)

Delta Bohemian's love letter to our wild & wooly hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi.

2:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

M for Mississippi: A Road Trip through the Birthplace of the Blues (94 min.)

Filmed partly in Clarksdale, the award-winning M for Mississippi follows two blues fans -- Jeff Konkel and Roger Stolle -- on a week-long road trip to visit some of the region’s last surviving delta blues characters and juke joints -- including James "T-Model" Ford and Red's Lounge.

www.mformississippi.com

2:15 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

You See Me Laughing (77)

Documentary featuring Oxford, Mississippi-based Fat Possum Records' blues roster, featuring Junior Kimbrough, Asie Payton, Johnny Farmer & more.

4:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Moonshine & Mojo Hands preview trailer (2)

Preview for "world's first blues music reality series" coming to www.moonshineandmojohands.com; by Roger Stolle, Jeff Konkel, Lou Bopp & Tangent Mind/Jon Michael Ryan.

4:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Call Before Demo: Resurrecting a Legendary Blues Hall (25:45)

Acclaimed documentary about legendary Bay St. Louis, Mississippi's 100 Man Hall blues venue; by Kerrie Loya, James K. Miller, Jesse Loya.

4:15 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Hard Times (69)

The classic story of Delta blues gone North, told through the eyes of sharecropper, boxer, club owner & bluesman Big George Brock; by Damien Blaylock & Roger Stolle.

5:00 PMMUSIC IN CINEMA LOBBYDelta Cinema

Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends

Hill Country and Delta blues by Clarksdale's own...Sean "Bad" Apple & friends performs live blues

5:00 PMDelta Cinema LobbyDelta Cinema

Wine Reception

Wine reception (while quantities last)

6:00 PMTHEATER LOBBYDelta Cinema

Festival Welcome

Official welcome by festival organizers from the Clarksdale Downtown Development Association (CDDA).

6:15 PMDelta Cinema LobbyDelta Cinema

Introduction of feature film by special guests

INTRODUCTIONS/Q&A by director Jan Doense & his subject Theo Dasbach.

6:15 PMNIGHTLY FEATURE-Downstairs theaterDelta Cinema

Cheesehead Blues: Adventures of a Dutchman in the Delta (65)

"Can a Dutchman have the blues?" A couple years back, Dutch filmmaker Jan Doense traveled to Clarksdale to find out, spending time with musician/museum director Theo Dasbach (Rock & Blues Museum) and his blues friends — including Super Chikan, T-Model Ford, Frank "Rat" Ratliff, Watermelon Slim & others

7:30 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNStone Pony Pizza

Jax Nassar

Clarksdale's Jacqueline "Jax" Nassar has been playing guitar and singing all her life — mixing Mississippi blues with Big City soul and today's alternative sounds.

Live music. Cover may apply.

9:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNGround Zero Blues Club

Terry Harmonica Bean Blues Band

Cover May Apply.

9:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNRed's Lounge

Leo “Bud” Welch

Cover May Apply.

11:00 AMTICKET SALESDelta Cinema

FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS

• $5 per day or $10 weekend pass (Thurs-Sun, Jan 23-26, 2014). • On sale at Delta Cinema during festival. • Festival merchandise sales (huggies, hats and long sleeve tees).

Note: Clarksdale Film Festival schedule subject to change. Film festival tickets valid for Delta Cinemas and History Bus Tours only. Nighttime music venues have separate cover charges.

12:00 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Barefoot Workshops Documentary Shorts (60)

Four short films documenting aspects of Mississippi Delta arts, culture and characters.

12:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Two short films by Nathan Willis:

Fox Pass (10:41) - A new short film about a Southern potter in Arkansas. - A Broken Road to Hope (7:57) - Compelling story of a teenager in the Arkansas foster care system.

12:00 PMFRONT PORCH (Bus Stop)-SATURDAY ONLY!Delta Cinema

Movie History Bus Tour of Clarksdale

Historian Robert Birdsong takes you on a fascinating film, music, literary & theater bus tour of Clarksdale.

12:30 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Mile High Pie (4:00)

A look at famous mile high meringue at Ed & Kaye’s in Benton, Arkansas.; by Melanie Lynn Addington & Daniel Lee Perea

12:45 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

West of Elvis (7:35)

Filmmaker visits the Graceland Too and its amazing curator in Holly Springs, Mississippi; by Vox Press/Louis Bourgeois

1:00 PMTHEATER LOBBYDelta Cinema

WORKSHOP

Film Workshop with film director/critic Coop Cooper — "How to make a short film for (almost) zero dollars"

1:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Kane (26:00)

After losing what means most to him, a masked hero must decide the fate of his city; by Michael Willams & Josh White

1:30 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Bizarre Foods (25)

Food & travel expert Andrew Zimmern visits Clarksdale for a Delta blues at Red's juke joint & hot tamales at Hick's BBQ among other stops in the critically-acclaimed TV show.

1:30 PMFRONT PORCH (Bus Stop)-SATURDAY ONLY!Delta Cinema

Movie History Bus Tour of Clarksdale

Historian Robert Birdsong takes you on a fascinating film, music, literary & theater bus tour of Clarksdale.

1:30 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Three short films by Memphis' Geoffrey Brent Shrewsbury:

From Cotton Fields to the Silver Screen (11:30) - Story of Deltan's rise from sharecropper to LA costumer. - Historic Hospitality (6:30) - Story of blues-historic Riverside Hotel and proprietor "Rat" in Clarksdale, Mississippi. - Jimbo Mathus: Finding Your Roots (13:30) - Brief glimpse of Delta musician Mathus and his amazing career so far.

2:15 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Jason McCoy Eats America (25)

Canadian country music star Jason McCoy visits Mississippi for a dose of music & food at Delta Amusement Café, Po Monkey's Lounge other Delta hotspots in this CMT TV show.

2:15 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Baby Chicken (7:29)

A wooden man befriends his breakfast; then becomes a hero; by Mississippi-native Azod Abedikichi.

2:30 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Timed Romance (7:00)

Romantic short that's all about the timing; by Mississippi's Rob Underhill.

2:45 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Entertainer (13:00)

Prime-time interview with Bob about life & more; by Mississippi's Rob Underhill.

3:00 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

American Journey (25)

HLN TV star Ty Pennington journeys to Clarksdale to explore our town's blues-fueled revitalization. (Note: Special thanks to HLN producer Darian Billington for making this episode happen; he's a proud Clarksdale native and son of blues legend "Mr. Johnnie" Billington).

3:15 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Danny Tate Gets Chased by a Drone (1:45)

World-premiere of Clarksdale filmmaker and film critic Coop Cooper latest locally-produced short film.

3:30 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Respect the Kid (5:05)

A tribute to blues legend and music teacher "Mr. Johnnie" Billington; by Lee Quinby & Erickson Blakney.

4:00 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

The Carrington Event (48:30)

News of a massive solar flare goes viral, the power goes out and an epic fight for survival begins; by Rob Underhill.

4:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Moonshine & Mojo Hands preview trailer (2)

Preview for "world's first blues music reality series" coming to www.moonshineandmojohands.com; by Roger Stolle, Jeff Konkel, Lou Bopp & Tangent Mind/Jon Michael Ryan.

4:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Rural Blues, Mississippi 1989 (51)

Blues performances by RL Burnside, Son Thomas, T-Model Ford, Jessie Mae Hemphill and more in Mississippi pilgrimage film by Dutch filmmakers Ko de Korte & Tom Haarsma.

4:00 PMRelated EventBluesberry Cafe

Bluesmen's Art Show

Bones Man, Watermelon Slim & Tommy Walton

5:00 PMLIVE BLUES MUSICDelta Cinema

Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends

Hill Country and Delta blues by Clarksdale's own...Sean "Bad" Apple & friends performs live blues

5:00 PMWine ReceptionDelta Cinema

DELTA CINEMA LOBBY

Wine reception (while quantities last)

6:00 PMTHEATER LOBBYDelta Cinema

Festival Welcome

Official welcome by festival organizers from the Clarksdale Downtown Development Association (CDDA).

Introduction special guests. SPECIAL GUESTS will be on-hand from the Americana Music Triangle project.

6:15 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Muscle Shoals (111)

New all-star documentary about the famed Southern recording mecca of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The home of Rick Hall and the "Muscle Shoals sound," musicians like Gregg Allman, Bono, Clarence Carter, Mick Jagger, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge and others bear witness in the film to Muscle Shoals' magnetism, mystery and why it remains influential today. "Elegant documentary about a remarkable musical town." - Chicago Sun-Times. "Music lovers will get plenty of thrills hearing first-hand accounts of how such classic tracks as Aretha’s ‘Respect’ and the Stones’ ‘Brown Sugar’ were created." - Dennis Harvey, Variety.

6:30 PMRelated EventBluesberry Cafe

Classic blues comedy film screening

7:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNRanchero

Jackie Bankston

Princess of the Piano

Cover May Apply

8:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNBluesberry Cafe

Award winners Watermelon Slim & Deak Harp

Cover May Apply.

9:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNGround Zero Blues Club

Jimbo Mathus & Tristate Coalition

Cover May Apply.

9:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNRed's Lounge

Cadillac John & Carlos from Columbia w/Corn Lickers

Cover May Apply.

10:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNHopson Commissary

Red Light Royalty

Cover May Apply.

12:30 PMTICKET SALESDelta Cinema

FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS

• $5 per day or $10 weekend pass (Thurs-Sun, Jan 23-26, 2014). • On sale at Delta Cinema during festival. • Festival merchandise sales (huggies, hats and long sleeve tees).

Note: Clarksdale Film Festival schedule subject to change. Film festival tickets valid for Delta Cinemas and History Bus Tours only. Nighttime music venues have separate cover charges.

1:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Times Like Deese (87)

Dutch film goes in search of older blues performers and their modern successors, rappers, in the Mississippi Delta; with LC Ulmer, Super Chikan, Razorblade & more; by Maarten Schmidt and Thomas Doebele

1:30 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Deep Blues (91)

Classic Robert Mugge film captures the Memphis/Mississippi blues scene in 1990, including performances by Jessie Mae Hemphill, Booba Barnes, Lonnie Pitchford, Big Jack Johnson & other blues heavies.

2:30 PMUPSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Rivergator (47)

1,155-mile journey down the Mississippi River from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico, featuring wild places, people and spaces; by Quapaw Canoe Company's John Ruskey..

3:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

Moonshine & Mojo Hands preview trailer (2)

Preview for "world's first blues music reality series" coming to www.moonshineandmojohands.com; by Roger Stolle, Jeff Konkel, Lou Bopp & Tangent Mind/Jon Michael Ryan.

3:00 PMDOWNSTAIRS THEATERDelta Cinema

We Juke Up in Here (63)

Award-winning 2012 blues film follows Jeff Konkel & Roger Stolle as they visit Mississippi's surviving juke joints; performances by Big A, Elmo Williams, Hezekiah Early & more.

3:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNJuke Joint Chapel (Shack Up Inn)

Charlie Patton's War w/Bill Abel

Cover May Apply.

4:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNClub 2000

SUPERBAD Jam

Cover May Apply.

4:30 PMBONUS SCREENINGDelta Cinema

The Book of Manning (1:17 ESPN)

A father-and-son story written into the pages of football folklore, it can be argued that no family has had more influence on a sport than the Mannings. Archie — the patriarch — a star quarterback at Ole Miss and then with the New Orleans Saints, followed by oldest son Cooper, whose football dreams were cut short by a spinal condition, then sons Peyton and Eli — both of them quarterbacks. Director Rory Karpf explores how a tragedy shaped the course of not only Archie's life, but his family's as well. Narrated by actor John Goodman.

7:00 PMSOUNDS AROUND TOWNRed's Lounge

Live Blues Music

Cover charges may apply.

Cover May Apply.