Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures



MoMI is pleased to partner Magnolia Pictures and Magnet Releasing to bring Zappa directly to Museum members and patrons to view from home. To support the Museum, please use the link below to watch the film.

Watch Zappa from home using this link (Tickets: $12/$10 MoMI members). A portion of ticket sales benefits the Museum and its staff.

Dir. Alex Winter. USA, 2020, 127 mins. Director Alex Winter and his team have crafted an extraordinary documentary from more than a thousand hours of unseen archival footage found in the personal vault of brilliant maverick musician Frank Zappa. Featuring appearances by Frank’s widow, Gail Zappa, and several of Frank’s musical collaborators, including Mike Keneally, Ian Underwood, Steve Vai, Pamela Des Barres, Bunk Gardner, David Harrington, Scott Thunes, Ruth Underwood, and Ray White, Zappa is an expansive and intimate portrait of an extraordinary artist who was fully engaged with the turbulent politics of his day. View trailer.

“You will learn way more about the man than you could possibly imagine. Let the great freakout commence!” —David Fear, Rolling Stone

Zappa will immerse you in the mind of a genius, and you may never be the same again.” —Peter Keough, The Boston Globe