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Directed by Keith Maitland

United States 2016 97 mins. In English

On the air for over 40 years, Austin City Limits is the longest running music program on television. Originally intended to celebrate the Texas music scene—indigenous blues, western swing, Tejano, country, and rock—over the years the stage has been home to the best of everything from everywhere, including jazz, folk, and alts of every persuasion. Keith Maitland’s valentine to ACL goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the show’s evolution and features performances and interviews with the likes of Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ray Charles, Beck, Alabama Shakes, Radiohead, Bonnie Raitt, Wilco, Lyle Lovett, and many more.



The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.