CALS Arkansas Sounds Present 45RPM Event

Hey Arkansas! Get ready for a film and music event you are not going to want to miss.

Central Arkansas Library Systems and Arkansas Sounds are sponsoring an incredible free event.

June 16th, 2017
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
Little Rock, Arkansas

Doors open at 6pm

Enjoy live music from our soundtrack contributors:

Photo c/o Jennifer Heimbaugh

Adam Faucett

Whale Fire

Photo c/o Brandi Rinks

Justin Vinson

At 7pm, 45RPM will be on the big screen, followed by a panel discussion focusing on the Arkansas music that drives the film.  Panel members include writer/director Juli Jackson, lead actor Jason Thompson, co-producer & music supervisor Mike Poe, and Arkansas garage rock consultant Harold Ott.

DVDs, CDs, and artwork will be available for purchase as well as a special giveaway of the limited edition “Rusted Roof” 45 record featured in the film. You must be present to win and you aren’t going to want to miss a moment of this special one night event.

Please share with all the film & music lovers you know!


45RPM Screens at Crystal Bridges

Charlie and Louie are hitting up Northwest Arkansas once again! This time 45RPM will be screening at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. This special film event is part of a screening series paired with new exhibition “The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip.”

So come take a journey to the museum’s beautiful outdoor amphitheater for a night of long roads & lost music.

 Screening Info:

One night only!
May 26th 2016
Event starts at 8:30pm
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art – Outdoor Amphitheater

Enjoy a panel discussion before the screening with writer & director Juli Jackson, lead actor Jason Thompson  and artist Mandy Maxwell.
Don’t miss original artwork from the film displayed in the Lower Lobby!


Official Selection of Joshua Tree International Film Festival

Charlie and Louie head to the high desert!

Very pleased to announce 45RPM is hitting the road yet again as an official selection of the inaugural Joshua Tree International Film Festival.

This will mark the film’s West Coast premiere. Writer/Director Juli Jackson will be traveling to the internationally known village of Joshua Tree for the one day screening.


Screening Time

SATURDAY Sept 19th – 12 Noon
61731 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA
Q & A with Juli Jackson to follow

For ticket info, check the festival schedule.

From the JTIFF Website:

The JTIFF is an opportunity for filmmakers to exhibit their work before a culturally savvy, open-minded, loyal audience that nurtures the spirit of indie filmmaking. The JTIFF is one of only a handful of opportunities in the Hi-Desert to showcase films that compel, cultivate and challenge audiences.

JTIFF logo

Screening at Delta Flix

We are excited to announce that 45RPM has been invited to screen at the Delta Flix Film and Media Festival taking place at Arkansas State University.

This festival coincides with the Delta Symposium. This year’s theme “The South Goes to the Movies” will explore how America’s South is represented in film and video. The Arkansas State University Department of Media and Communication is presenting the festival on April 7-11, 2015.


Screening Info:

April 9th
ASU – Reng Center Student Union
filmmaker Q&A to follow





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Official Selection of BIFF

45RPM heads north this winter! 

2015 Official Selection Laurel

We are very excited to screen at the 10th annual Beloit International Film Festival in Beloit, Wisconsin!

Please share with any friends and family you have in the area. Thanks to Adam Fogarty, Kristin Peterson, and all the staff and volunteers as you work hard to make this year’s festival a great experience for visiting filmmakers and the community.

Beloit International Film Festival Screening Info:
Wednesday Feb. 25th, 2015
The Hendricks Center

Sunday Mar. 1st, 2015
La Casa Grande

masthead-logo-updated-copyWIN FREE STUFF!

Festival attendees can participate in a special social media giveaway for 2 free BOOTLEG SOUNDTRACKS. It’s easy!

-At the festival, just pick up any 45RPM swag or promo (“Louie” sunglasses, buttons, posters, postcards) and post a photo featuring yourself, friends, or just comment about the film.

-Use the hashtag #45RPMmovie on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram during the festival dates and your username will automatically be entered into the drawing.

Winners are announced after the fest wraps and users will be contacted for mailing info. Don’t miss this chance to have your very own killer soundtrack to the film. Be sure to follow us on social media for updates!

45RPM Featured At Kennett’s Fall Into The Arts Festival

45RPM has been selected to screen as the special closing night film of the Kennett, Missouri’s own Fall Into The Arts Festival. This is your chance to see the film FOR FREE! All of the activities at the fest are free and open to the public. Come out and enjoy local art, performances, and wrap up the day with their mini-film festival.

Fall Into The Arts Festival

The screening with take place at the newly renovated Kennett Palace Theater in Kennett, Missouri. Starting at 4pm, watch the winners of the short film competition followed immediately by our feature film 45RPM. Q&A discussion with writer/director Juli Jackson afterward.

Screening Time:
Sunday September 7th, 2014
Kennett Palace Theater
filmmaker in attendance

Official Selection of Rome International Film Festival

Georgia can’t get enough of 45RPM! Pleased to announce that we are an official selection of The Rome International Film Festival in beautiful Rome, Georgia. We are both pleased and excited to be part of the 2014 line-up and to screen at the historic DeSoto Theatre.


Built in 1927, the DeSoto was the first cinema in the Southeastern United States to screen sound films! This festival, now in its 11th year, showcases dozens of feature length and short films every year and programs industry workshops including an annual make-up artist competition.

Sounds like a lot of fun so please tell any Georgia peaches you might know where they can catch 45RPM.


Screening Info:

45RPM – One Night Only at RIFF
Sunday September 7th – 5:00
The DeSoto Theatre

Official Selection of Stony Brook Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce that 45RPM is an official selection of the 19th annual Stony Brook Film Festival! This will be a New York premiere and director Juli Jackson and lead actress Liza Burns will be traveling to beautiful Long Island for the screening.

Stony Brook Film Festival 2014

Screening Time

July 20th – 9:30pm
Staller Center for the Arts
Stony Brook, New York
Juli Jackson & Liza Burns in attendance

For ticket info, check the festival schedule.


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International Premiere at ReelHeART



Very proud to announce that 45RPM will have its International Premiere at the 10th annual Reel HeART Film Festival in beautiful downtown Toronto! Looking forward to bringing our Southern road movie to a Canadian audience.

Tuesday June 24th, 2014
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas Street East, Toronto M5A 2B7


Hometown Premiere

After 10 awards and 15 festivals located all over the country, indie film 45RPM is finally screening in writer/director Juli Jackson’s hometown of Paragould, Arkansas. Do not miss this!

Hometown Screening At The Historic Collins Theater

As part of the newly established Downtown Paragould Arts and Music Festival and sponsored by web-guru goYWP, 45RPM will be screening twice at the Collins Theater.

Saturday May 17th
Screenings at:
3pm & 7pm
Tickets only $5 at the door

* Original artwork by Mandy Maxwell on display
* Discussion with Juli Jackson to follow each screening
* Don’t miss special giveaways and merchandise on sale!
Paragould Screening