18 Aug 2016  Screenings

HollyShorts Film Festival Screening

The Hollywood Premiere of Johnny Physical Lives will be held at the legendary cinema palace, TLC Chinese Theatre at 6925 Hollywood Blvd. The screening will be held as part of the documentary films program of the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival. To purchase tickets, click here.

23 Jun 2016  Screenings

Nantucket International Film Festival

Johnny Physical Lives will screen at the Nantucket Film Festival on Thursday, June 23 at Bennett Hall at 62 Centre Street. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here. Three days later and EXACTLY 14 years since Jonathan Neuman's passing, Mike Krol, Kimya Dawson, and LAncE Mountain ACK will breathe new life into some of his "greatest hits." It'll be hot and sweaty, loud and raucous, and feature a surprise cameo from...well, you wouldn't believe it... The event will be held June 26 at The Chicken Box on Nantucket Island, with all proceeds going to support Musack, an incredible, DIY org that

13 Jun 2016  Screenings

Sheffield Doc/Fest Screening

Join us for the European Premiere of Johnny Physical Lives at the Bertha DocHouse Library Theater at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 13.  Johnny Physical Lives is an award nominee competing at Sheffield Doc/Fest for the best short. The screening will be followed by a q&a with director/writer/producer, Joshua Neuman.

07 Jun 2016  Screenings

Hoboken International Film Festival

Johnny Physical Lives screens at the Hoboken International Film Festival on June 4 at the Paramount Theater in Middletown, NY. For more information go to the festival website.

04 May 2016  Screenings

Hot Docs Screenings

Join us for the Canadian Premiere of Johnny Physical Lives at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. The film will screen Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at Scotiabank Theatre 7; Thursday, May 5 at 9:15 p.m. at Scotiabank Theatre 14; and Sunday, May 8 at 9:30 p.m. at Scotiabank Theatre 7. (Afterparty following the May 4 screening at the Town Crier Pub) To purchase tickets and for more information, go to the Hot Docs website.

09 Nov 2015  Screenings

Johnny Physical Lives Premiere

It seems all too fitting that Johnny Physical Lives premiere in the city of the poet laureate of rock ’n’ roll, Chuck Berry. The film is part of the documentary shorts program of the St. Louis International Film Festival and will screen at 5pm at the 91-year old, Tivoli Theatre (6350 Delmar Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63130). Director Joshua Neuman and Associate Producer Jeremy Wang-Iverson will be in attendance at the screening.

02 Nov 2015  Notes

Official Film Website Launch

This website was built by Second Language Design, under the leadership of the company’s principal and creative director Darcy Briks. Team Johnny Physical is incredibly grateful to have been able to work with such a talented, sensitive, and spirited person as Briks, who has been patiently cheering along Johnny Physical Lives since 2004 when it was still a pile of Mini DV tapes and a dream. Also, credit Second Language Design with tuning up Jonathan Neuman’s memorial website, which until very recently, was frozen in 2002, the year of Jonathan Neuman’s passing. Second Language Design took a

26 Nov 2012  Press

Indiewire’s Project of the Week

Before it was even a film, Johnny Physical Lives was Indiewire's Project of the Week.  

24 Oct 2012  Press

Blackbook’s Kickstarter of the Week

“Joshua Neuman’s brother was a rock star. Turned on to the power of rock ‘n’ roll with the help of a Buddy Holly tape, he took up the guitar and eventually styled himself as a rock star, Johnny Physical and formed a band, The Physicals, who became a big deal on campus. Then he was diagnosed with leukemia.” http://www.bbook.com/tag/johnny-physical-lives

01 Feb 2006  Press

Independent Film & Video Monthly Cover Story

Joshua Neuman pens the cover story for the final print edition of The Independent Film & Video Monthly. “Looking at his arm for a clean vein for the next syringe, he was Sid Vicious searching for an angry fix. When the chemo started to make it’s way through his arm, he was Lou Reed rushing on a run. And, yes, on a very (very) rare occasion he was Joey Ramone meeting a nurse that he could go for. The Physicals had performed for crowds of hundreds when Jonathan was healthy, but the camera gave him an audience of infinite possibility.  For the last year and a half of his life, in cold e