Pearl Jam releases trailer to new documentary
Wednesday 27 July 2011
On July 26, American rockers Pearl Jam released a trailer for the Cameron Crowe-helmed documentary
Pearl Jam Twenty, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band's debut album,
Pearl Jam and band friend Crowe, who wrote and directed Singles and Almost Famous, have collected over 1,200 hours of vintage footage of the band, along with new interviews and a soundtrack.
The film is set to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on September 10, alongside the world premiere of a documentary on Irish rockers U2 directed by Davis Guggenheim, who earned an Oscar for his documentary An Inconvenient Truth. The U2 documentary, From the Sky Down, will headline the festival on September 8.
Following the release of the film in select theaters in the US on September 20, Pearl Jam Twenty will also air on October 21 on PBS. No information is yet available on its wider release, but stay tuned to the band's offical website for more details.
A supplementary book will be released this fall in the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
Pearl Jam has sold more than 30 million records in the US and some 60 million worldwide.
Crowe is also working on a documentary on Elton John titled The Union. There is no release date yet available.
Watch the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzI8OhR0IVY
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