Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Movies

SXSW 2014: New clip for Jimi Hendrix biopic making U.S. premiere at SXSW

See also

XLrator Media has released a new clip from the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic "JIMI: All is By My Side" making its U.S. premiere at SXSW on March 12 in Austin, Texas.

The film stars André Benjamin ("Idlewild" and "Semi Pro"), Imogen Poots ("Need for Speed" and "That Awkward Moment"), Hayley Atwell ("Captain America: The First Avenger"), Andrew Buckley ("Borgia"), and Ruth Negga ("World War Z").

"JIMI" was written and directed by Academy Award Winner John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave"). It world premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Music Supervisor/Producer Danny Bramson (Grammy winner for his work on "Almost Famous") handled the "JIMI" soundtrack, which features sizzling covers of Muddy Waters and the Beatles.

With music playing an integral piece of the storytelling in the film, Bramson had to find creative methods to cover songs important in Hendrix's life because the film's producers were unable to attain the musical rights to Hendrix's most popular songs.

However, for one vital performance in the film, Bramson was able to get Paul McCarthy to personally give permission for the ability to cover "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in the film.

Find more info about the U.S. premiere at: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_FS15017

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • La Toya Jackson
    La Toya Jackson hits the club in music video for 'Feels Like Love'
    Music Buzz
  • Kliff Kingsbury
    Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins the 2014 Tour de France
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Johnny Manziel
    Here's why there is no need for Jonny Manziel to apologize for his offseason partying
    NFL Buzz
  • Guys and Dolls
    Guys and Dolls at the PACE Center: Community theater at it's finest
    Camera
    15 Photos
  • Cheap Trick
    Cheap Trick brings an explosive set of hits to Phoenix on their U.S. tour
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Most Wanted Man
    'A Most Wanted Man' shows Phillip Seymour Hoffman at his best
    Camera
    14 Photos

Related Videos:

  • 'Begin Again', a song can save your summer
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518307667" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518307667&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Ken Burns is one of America's premier documentary filmmakers
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518009255" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518009255&autoStart=true"></div>
  • It may not be 'Garden State' but 'Wish I was Here' is still a pretty good
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518328837" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518328837&autoStart=true"></div>