Directed by John Walker
ATLANTIC FILM FESTIVAL
TOP TEN AUDIENCE HONORS
FIPA D'OR GRAND PRIZE
PERFORMING ARTS FRANCE
TOP TEN CANADIAN FILM
VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
US, 2010, 85 min, HDCam, BluRay
A rare and unique assembly of some of the greatest drummers in the world. Explosive talent, passion, humour and irresistible personality come together in a magical setting when seven diverse drummers create a profound and unforgettable experience.
“AS JOYFUL AS IT IS PERCUSSIVE.”—The Boston Globe
Michael Nordine, La Weekly
The most pleasant surprise here isn't watching these masters perform their craft - though it is quite a treat - but rather how eloquent and thoughtful they are when discussing it.
Stan Hall, The Oregonian
In A Drummer's Dream, the prevailing feeling is childlike joy.
Mark Feeney, The Boston Globe
John Walker's documentary about an Ontario summer camp for young drummers is as joyful as it is percussive.
Drummers are supremely essential for expressing life... a drummer's passion and fire propels us to go into the stratosphere...
Guy Dixon, The Globe And Mail
A Drummer's Dream isn't really about drumming, but about joy and self-expression
Brian D. Johnson, Macleans Magazine
This movie is not to be missed.
Glenn Sunni, Now Magazine
You won't be able to keep from tapping your foot.
Jim Bunzell, Twins Cities Daily Planet
A gem that the entire family can enjoy and will inspire any current drummer or anyone at all who wants to learn how to beat those big wood sticks
Erik McClanahan, Vita.mn
Anyone interested in percussion should see this documentary about some of the world's best drummers coming together for a camp in an idyllic setting