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Ottawa Premiere the Week of November 27th! Presented by Vertigo Records!

With the help of more than 10,000 dedicated Zappa fans, this is the long-awaited definitive documentary project of Alex Winter documenting the life and career of enigmatic groundbreaking rock star Frank Zappa. Alex also utilizes in this picture thousands of hours of painstakingly digitized videos, photos, audio, writing, and everything in between from Zappa’s private archives. These chronicles have never been brought to a public audience before, until now.

“director Alex Winter has constructed the definitive portrait of the maverick” (Doc NYC)

“an in-depth examination that’s filled with surprises for fans. Filmmaker Alex Winter has crafted the definitive look at an uncompromising artist who left an indelible mark on American culture.” (Hot Docs)

“a film that remains true to Zappa’s spirit; compelling, often hilarious, and honest, yet never afraid to question orthodoxy. ZAPPA is a must-see for fans of this unique rock-and-roll icon.” (Montclair Film Fest)