Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents

Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents

The story of the iconic renegade cult band The Residents. From the group’s formation in Shreveport to their success in the burgeoning San Francisco avant-garde music scene of the 60s and 70s, The Residents redefined what a rock band could be. With the advent of music videos in the 1980s, these masked musicians gained global fame as MTV darlings and serious art world figures.

DIRECTED BY DON HARDY JR.
UNITED STATES | 2015 | ENGLISH

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Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents
  • Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents

    The story of the iconic renegade cult band The Residents. From the group’s formation in Shreveport to their success in the burgeoning San Francisco avant-garde music scene of the 60s and 70s, The Residents redefined what a rock band could be. With the advent of music videos in the 1980s, these ma...

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