Nick Drake films to premiere at LA event

Singer's sister will be on hand

Nick Drake
The work and life of Nick Drake will be celebrated at the Los Angeles Egyptian Theatre on Friday (October 5), approximately 33 years after his death.

The American Cinemateque is presenting 'A Place To Be -- A Celebration of Nick Drake'. It includes the Los Angeles premiere of 'A Skin Too Few', a documentary about the singer's life with contributions from Drake's sister, Gabrielle, as well as his string arranger and friend Robert Kirby, and Paul Weller.

It will also include the world premiere of short film homages to the singer titled 'Their Place: Reflections On Nick Drake', created by fans including actor Heath Ledger.

Gabrielle Drake and producer Joe Boyd will be on hand to engage in a question-and-answer session after the films.

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--By our Los Angeles staff.
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