The world premiere of a new documentary about Jose Canseco
and an appearance by the former Major League Baseball slugger highlight today's lineup at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. "Jose Canseco: The Truth Hurts"
screens at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Arlington following the festival's awards presentation. There's plenty of great stuff beforehand, too:
: "This Ain't No Mouse Music"
is a profile of Chris Strachwitz
, the founder of legendary roots music label Arhoolie. Strachwitz will be at the screening.
3 p.m.: "Tales from the Organ Trade"
examines the black market for kidney transplants. It's an HBO-produced doc.
.: "Fight for Chicago"
is the latest project from Little Rock's Brent and Craig Renaud
. It's a dispatch from gangland Chicago the brothers did recently for Al Jazeera America. Two of the film's subjects, Derek "Shotgun" Brown and Rev. Robin Hood, will attend along with Craig.
The legendary Sonny Burgess and the Pacers
will play a free after party.
: Here's your last chance to see "The Big Shootout." Check out Beau Wilcox's review here
: Ditto for "The Identity Theft of Mitch Mustain,"
about another part of Razorback history that's not remembered fondly. Mustain and filmmaker Matthew Wilfe will be in attendance.