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Wednesday, 16 March 2016

A New Frank Zappa Film and Companion Book are in the Works

A new Frank Zappa film, Who The F*@% Is Frank Zappa, is in the works after the Zappa family granted unrestricted access to the Frank Zappa vault to filmmaker Alex Winter.

A Kickstarter is currently underway for both a film and a companion book featuring photos, sheet music, personal excerpts from Zappa’s notebook, never-before-seen artwork and much more.

“Frank Zappa lived an insane life. Rock star. Artist. Composer. Activist. Talking head. Family man. Jokester. Absurdist. One of the greatest musicians who ever lived,” the description says. “Even if you don’t know anything about him, you’ve probably heard his name and seen his face.”


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