The first all-access documentary about the life and times of will debut at this year’s South by Southwest Film Festival. Director Alex , who you know as Bill S. Preston, Esq. from ’s, will debut the film which was crafted from hundreds of hours of material that had been stored for decades and unseen by the public, as part of the production team.

spoke with Rolling Stone about the film, which is “by far the most intimate and expansive look into the innovative life of , narrated by Frank in his own words.” He went onto say that “it’s quite unbelievable what Alex has achieved” and that this is “the definitive documentary.”

Here are some other production notes and we’ll be looking for more details on when it gets a wider release.

Director: Alex

Executive Producer: Robert Halmi, Jim Reeve

Producer: Alex Winter, Glen Zipper, Ahmet Zappa, John Frizzell

Principal Cast: Frank Zappa, Gail Zappa, Pamela Des Barres, Bunk Gardner, David Harrington, , , Ruth Underwood, , Ray White


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