Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Other Music


Year: 2019
Country: USA
Run Time: 85 minutes

Other Music
Other Music
Other Music
Other Music

For more than 20 years, the independent record store, Other Music, was a staple in Manhattan’s East Village. While it was best known for selling records and CDs, Other Music was so much more than just a record store; it was a groundbreaking cultural hub where people gathered to discover new artists, hear live music, and even form bands and record labels. Famously, Other Music’s dedicated and passionate staff could find you the perfect record for your specific music taste. Despite its influence and popularity, in 2016 Other Music succumbed to the wave of new technology and was forced to close its doors. Though the rise of the internet and online streaming completely changed the music scene, Other Music’s spirit lives on through its many staff and patrons. Featuring some of the store’s most recognizable customers, including Vampire Weekend, Animal Collective, Regina Spektor, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, OTHER MUSIC is a documentary that celebrates New York’s most important record store, exploring its rise, fall, and lasting impact. — G.S.

CIFF44 Screenings

Capitol Theatre

Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:15 PM ET

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 11:25 AM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Music Movies Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman


Rob Hatch-Miller, Puloma Basu

Rob Hatch-Miller, Puloma Basu, Derek Yip, Emmett James

Rob Hatch-Miller, Puloma Basu, Mike Rossetti

Greg King, Amy Scott

Print Source

Film Sponsors

Time Traveler Records

Dalad Group

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