Radio Unnameable

Feature Documentary, 2012
Directed by Paul Lovelace and Jessica Wolfson

Legendary radio personality Bob Fass revolutionized late night FM radio by serving as a cultural hub for music, politics and audience participation for nearly 50 years. Long before today’s innovations in social media, Fass utilized the airwaves for mobilization encouraging luminaries and ordinary listeners to talk openly and take the program in surprising directions. Radio Unnameable is a visual and aural collage that pulls from Bob Fass’s immense archive of audio from his program, film, photographs, and video that has been sitting dormant until now.

Released by Kino-Lorber in 2012

It can make you wish…that you were a sleepless New Yorker in 1967, kept from loneliness by a gentle, soulful voice on the radio.
– A.O. Scott, New York Times

Terrific!! A helluva lot of fun! 5/5 Stars
– Joe Neumaier, The New York Daily News

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