Oasis doc to screen in U.S. theaters for one night

Distributor A24 will release the Mat Whitecross-directed Oasis: Supersonic in theaters for one night only on October 26.
September 20, 2016

A documentary about English rock band Oasis will screen in U.S. cinemas for one night only in October.

Distributor A24 has acquired the American rights for Oasis: Supersonic, which was produced by Amy filmmakers Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees and directed by Mat Whitecross (Road to Guantanamo).

The doc chronicles the rise of the Manchester band led by brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher. The group scored several hits throughout the ’90s, including “Wonderwall,” “Don’t Look Back In Anger” and “Champagne Supernova.”

A24 will screen the film in theaters on Oct. 26.

Lorton Entertainment Limited financed the venture, with Lorton Distribution overseeing the UK release. Additional producers on the film include Fiona Neilson of Mint Pictures and Simon Halfon of Nemporer.

Whitecross’ credits include the Naomi Klein doc The Shock Doctrine and the Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.

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