Photo by Mark Diamond
The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller
A live documentary by Sam Green and Yo La Tengo
The Colony Theatre, Miami Beach
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Better Than: Any movie playing in the multiplex (except maybe The Grand Budapest Hotel).
Even in this multitasking day and age when people respond to email, talk on the phone, and watch a rerun of Seinfeld all at the same time, it was hard to know exactly where to keep your eyes on Saturday night at the Colony Theatre.
At center stage was a screen displaying the sound and images of the film documentary The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller. To stage right stood the movie's director Sam Green in a bright orange shirt, live-narrating the movie. And then, most distracting of all, to stage left, sitting amid a scattering of instruments were indie rock legends Yo La Tengo, performing the soundtrack.More »