3111 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Scrappers Film Group presents a 10th anniversary screening of THAX: The Movie. This documentary provides an inside look at the Chicago rock scene of the early 2000's through the eyes and words of Thax Douglas, who gained notoriety for reading his short poems before shows by bands such as Wilco, The Flaming Lips and Spoon. Thax's aspirations, his troubled past, and his complicated relationships with the bands whose audiences he steals are depicted with care and insight by director Alex Mackenzie.
In addtion to the screening, this event will feature an appearance by Thax, as well as performances by surprise guests.
This event is a CHIRP Radio benefit.