Paul Simon's "Under African Skies" Doc Set for Theater Screenings + TV Premiere
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 11:50:32
The 25th anniversary of Graceland, Paul Simon's groundbreaking album that continues to influence and inspire generations, will be commemorated with musical and film celebrations stretching into the summer.
Following its Sundance Film Festival premiere, the Joe Berlinger-directed documentary Under African Skies, chronicling the creation and lasting influence of Graceland, will have its US television premiere on A & E this spring.
The documentary has been garnering critical acclaim on the film festival circuit with screenings at SXSW 2012, where it received an Audience Award, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and the Sundance Film Festival.
The film is slated for variety of screenings this spring and summer including showings at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, the Florida Film Festival and the RiverRun Film Festival. In May, Under African Skies will screen at the Seattle International Film Festival and Sundance UK as well as other festivals worldwide. The film will enjoy a limited theatrical engagement in New York and Los Angeles, beginning May 11.
Will you go see it?