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Rush documentary Canadian premier, DVD release update

Wed, Mar 24, 2010@9:46AM | comments removed/disabled

UPDATE - 4/2@9:06AM: finally posted a news item about the documentary and confirm that most of Rush will be in attendance at the April 24th premier:

Zoë Vision, in association with Banger Films, is thrilled to announce the premiere of the documentary, “Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage” at The Tribeca Film Festival on April 24.

Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, along with the documentary’s filmmakers, Scot McFadyen & Sam Dunn (whose filmography also includes: “Iron Maiden: Flight 666,” “Metal, A Headbangers Journey” and “Global Metal”) will all be on hand in New York to celebrate the release of this much-anticipated film.

I had originally heard that all 3 members would make it, but 2 out of 3 ain't bad I guess. Thanks to hermy for the heads up.

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UPDATE - 3/28@10:08AM: The Banger Films blog just put up a post stating that filmmakers Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen will be hanging out during both screenings of the film and hinted at the possibility of one or more members of Rush being present as well.

... Scot and Sam will be hanging about during the Canadian premiere and are sure to open up to some Q&A possibly after the screening. ... No word if the fellows are in for the Friday show but given the hype, I’d suggest there is a very strong chance. ...

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I had already posted this as an update to my Rush documentary post from yesterday, but I figured that it was important enough to garner its own post, and many of you may have missed it. Yesterday we learned that the Rush documentary will get its Canadian premier at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto, which runs from April 29th to May 9th. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage will be shown Thursday, April 29th at 9:30PM at the Winter Garden Theatre and Friday, April 30th at 4:00PM at the Isabel Bader Theatre. For ticket information visit the Hot Docs website. The documentary's world premier will occur at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 24th. Here are the theaters and showtimes:

Sat, Apr 24, 9:30PM SVA Theater 1
Sun, Apr 25, 1:30PM SVA Theater 1
Mon, Apr 26, 3:00PM Clearview Chelsea Cinema
Fri, Apr 30, 11:59PM Village East Cinema 1

Visit the Tribeca Film Festival website for information on obtaining tickets. Power Windows is also reporting that the DVD is finished and will be tentatively released on June 29th.

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[Rush documentary update]
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