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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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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