SFIFF presents live ‘Vampyr’ score with Mercury Rev and Simon Raymonde

Fans of classic film and live music are in for a special treat next week, as the San Francisco Film Society has commissioned its latest world premiere merging the two mediums. On Monday, May 2, the San Francisco International Film Festival will continue its celebration of classic film intertwining with contemporary music by presenting Vampyr with Mercury Rev and Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins). As the first program in the Live & Onstage section of the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival, two members of Mercury Rev (Jonathan Donahue, Sean “Grasshopper” Mackowiak), Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins, Jesse Chandler of Midlake, [...]

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