Kurt Cobain: About a Son is a documentary about Kurt Cobain that debuted at the 2006 Toronto international film festival. It is directed by AJ Scnack. It was produced by Sidetrack films. It features audio of interviews between Cobain and journalist Micheal Azerrand done for the book Come as you are: The story of Nirvana, set over ambient cinematography of the places in which Kurt Cobain called his home, mainly Aberdeen, Olympia , and Seattle. The film has played numerous film festivals, and was nominated for the 2007 Independent spirits truer than fiction award. The DVD, which was released by Shout! Factory in February 2008, includes bonus interviews and commentary by Michael Azerrad and A.J. Schnack. Shout! Factory also put out the documentary's first Blu-ray edition on October 6, 2009.
Winner of the Best Documentary Denver Film Festival
Offical selection of SXSW Film Festival
Offical selection of the Toronto Internation Film Festival
Offical selection of the Rome Festa Internazionale
Nominee for the Film Independant Spirit Awards