AN AFFAIR OF THE HEART: Opening at the IFC Center 10/10-16

A Yellow Rick Road Production in Association with Doverwood Communications & DolGer Films Presents

The Theatrical World Premiere at the IFC Center

Directed by Sylvia Caminer

Produced by Sylvia Caminer & Melanie Lentz-Janney 

When: October 10 – 16, 2012
Where: IFC Center – 323 6th Ave @ W. 3rd St
Purchase tickets:
Watch trailer: An Affair of the Heart Trailer on

Q & A with Rick Springfield & the Filmmakers
Wed/Thurs after the 7:15PM Screenings

Q&A Moderators: Rob Tannenbaum (Wed) and Stephen Pitalo (Thurs)

Some may find the rabid devotion of Rick Springfield fans perplexing. But if his 17 top 40 power-pop hits, including “Jessie’s Girl”, or his stint as General Hospital’s Dr. Noah Drake didn’t convince you, watching him blast out pure charisma in his live shows and spontaneous fan drop-ins would convert anyone. Somewhere between the introvert haunted by depression and the 60-something extrovert who still performs 80 to 100 high-energy concerts a year, lies the real Rick Springfield. For most fans, it’s much more than a celebrity crush. Some have overcome deep trauma by connecting with his music; all feel a special bond with him. But what makes him unique is that the bond flows both ways. A fascinating look at a singular multi-generational celebrity culture, An Affair of the Heart is a soulful examination of contrasting individual connections revealed through common universal threads of humanity.

There’s a lot more to Rick Springfield than his signature #1 hit “Jessie’s Girl.” With 17 top-40 hits and more than 25 million records sold, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter/actor/musician/performer and New York Times best-selling author continues to compose and record inventive, lyrical songs with a strong pop/rock attitude that speak to the heart—and the human condition. Universal Music is releasing his latest album “Songs For The End of the World” on October 9th and earlier this year he wrote and recorded a new song with Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters).

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OCTOBER 10-16, 2012
Rick Springfield will be appearing with us at the evening screenings on 10/10 and 10/11.


4th Annual MILWAUKEE FILM FESTIVAL (Opening Weekend) – Milwaukee, WI – September 28th & 29th –

13th Annual SOUND UNSEEN (Opening Night Film) – Minneapolis, MN – October 10th –

9th Annual BEND FILM FESTIVAL – Bend, Oregon – October 12th & 13th –

21st Annual HOT SPRINGS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Closing Night Film) – Hot Springs, AR – October 21st –

(and more festival announcements coming soon … including our European Premiere)

PAST FILM FESTIVALS (Won an award at each festival we’ve attended):

28th Annual BOSTON FILM FESTIVAL (Boston, MA): Won BEST MUSIC (all categories)

14th Annual SIDEWALK FILM FESTIVAL (Birmingham, AL): Won a SPECIAL JURY AWARD for EDITING (David Dean)!

(in our home town): Won a SPECIAL JURY AWARD for OUTSTANDING DIRECTION! Watch the Q&A with Rick Springfield:

43rd Annual NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL: Won a SPECIAL JURY PRIZE – THE “GIBSON” IMPACT OF MUSIC AWARD – “Recognizing a Surprising Look at the Fan Experience.” (4:00 mark)

19th Annual HOT DOCS CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL – Part of the “BEST OF HOT DOCs” Series (5 selected out of 180 docs) –

Orlando Sentinel feature article:

Toronto Star feature article:–hot-docs-2012-rick-springfield-s-fans-share-the-love-three-decades-later

Growing Bolder Network’s back-story segment:

Huffington Post review:

The Daily Buzz interview:

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