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Monthly Archives: November 2007

FILM REVIEWS IN VILLAGE VOICE & NEW YORK SUN

New York Sun writes: “Mr. Collin’s film skillfully engages the facts, personalities, and sounds of Ayler’s relentlessly visionary life with such an astute combination of ardent affection and sensitive journalistic equipoise that it puts most latter-day documentaries about cult musicians to shame.” And Village Voice says: “Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin’s melancholy, beautiful feature debut does [...]

FILM REVIEW IN THE NEW YORKER

“Collin’s documentary portrait of the great saxophonist, who died in 1970, evinces a remarkable sympathy with its subject and his art. … The stirring presence and fascinating anecdotes of such bandmates as the drummer Sunny Murray, the judicious, evocative use of archival footage of New York in the mid-sixties, and a generous helping of the [...]

CRITICS’ PICK IN NEW YORK MAGAZINE

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MY NAME IS ALBERT AYLER FILM OF THE DAY IN TIME OUT NEW YORK

The film was selected and listed as Film Of The Day for Friday Nov 9 2007. Published in Time Out New York, ISSUE 632, NOV 8-14, 2007.