As Neil Gaiman says about the title genius in Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields, "He made Lou Reed look like Little
Orphan Annie." That's reason enough to see Kerthy Fix & Gail O'Hara's
documentary about one of the best and least famous of indie-rock musicians. It
screens this weekend at the Brattle with "special guests" TBA on Friday at 40
Brattle St, Cambridge
| November 19-21 | $9.75 | 617.876.6837 or brattlefilm.org.