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Rush documentary wins Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award

Sun, May 2, 2010@10:21AM | comments removed/disabled

UPDATE - 5/3@12:41PM: More press coverage:
The Independent: Audience at Tribeca Film Festival chooses Rush rockumentary
Variety: Rush wins Tribeca Fest Audience Award RUSH: BEYOND THE LIGHTED STAGE Wins 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award
Winnipeg Free Press: Rush documentary wins audience appreciation award at Tribeca film festival
The Silver Tongue: Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Wins Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award
ABC News: Rush Documentary Wins Tribeca Audience Award
CBC: Rush doc nabs Tribeca audience prize
The Wrap: Rush Gets Respect from Tribeca Audiences

Since the film first premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last weekend, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage has been at the top of the standings for the Festival's Heineken Audience Award. Last night at the TFF Wrap Pary the final votes were tallied and the documentary was officially announced as the winner. You can check out all the coverage of the premiere including photos, videos, reviews, interviews and news articles in this post; for Canadian premiere coverage at Hot Docs last week see this post. And to listen to Geddy and Alex discuss the documentary on the radio interview circuit last week, check out this post.

You can check out the official trailer for the film at this link along with these 2 preview clips. The film will be shown in limited release to select theaters on Thursday, June 10th. A list of Canadian theaters that will be showing the film was just released Friday at the Banger Films blog. The documentary will get its television premiere on VH1 and VH1 Classic on June 26th. The DVD and Blu-ray will contain about an hour of bonus footage. They are slated for release on June 29th and both are now available for pre-order (DVD, Blu-ray).

Related Posts:
[Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Canadian premiere]
[Rush documentary premiere tonight, in theaters 6/10, DVD 6/29]
[Rush documentary official trailer now online]
[Alex Lifeson discusses Rush documentary in new interview]
[Rush documentary coming to VH1 on June 26th]
[Official Rush documentary movie poster revealed]
[Rush documentary preview clips now available]

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