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Netflix sets June premiere for Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan concert doc

Global streaming giant Netflix has partnered with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese on a tour documentary chronicling seminal musician Bob Dylan’s “Rolling Thunder Revue” tour. Described as “part documentary, part concert ...
April 25, 2019

Global streaming giant Netflix has partnered with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese on a tour documentary chronicling seminal musician Bob Dylan’s “Rolling Thunder Revue” tour.

Described as “part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream,”¬†Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese¬†features on-camera interviews with Dylan and footage from his 1975–76 Rolling Thunder Revue tour that allowed the singer-songwriter to play intimate shows in smaller auditoriums in less populated North American cities.

The tour included 57 concerts in two legs and featured such artists as Roger McGuinn, Joni Mitchell, Ronee Blakely, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and poet Allen Ginsberg, among others.

Rick Yorn and David Tedeschi serve as executive producers on the film. Jeff Rosen and Margaret Bodde are producers.

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese will debut across Netflix, as well as select theaters, on June 12.

The film will also screen on June 11 for special one-night-only event screenings across 20 U.S. and international cities, including: London, Paris, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Nashville, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Portland, Tulsa, Tempe, Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Bologna, Sydney, Los Angeles, and New York.

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