Scorsese Producing Grateful Dead Documentary

2015 marks the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary and, to celebrate the occasion, they plan to release a career-spanning documentary directed by Amir Bar-Lev, with Martin Scorsese among the producers. The filmmakers say that their as-yet-untitled film will include never-before-seen performance Continue reading

Full Frame Fest announces 2014 lineup – Music films listed here

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has released its lineup for the annual event, to be held April 3-6, 2014.  The festival features over 100 non-fiction films, as well as discussions and panels, set within a four-block radius in downtown Continue reading

Grateful Dead “Sunshine Daydream” film screening August 1 (video)

The release date and one-night only big-screen showing of the Grateful Dead’s “Sunshine Daydream” is this Thursday, August 1, Jerry Garcia’s birthday.  The film documents what is considered one of the Dead’s greatest performances, the 08/27/72 concert in Veneta, Oregon. Fans Continue reading

Grateful Dead 1972 concert film to be released August 1 – see film clip

“It can’t really be put into words how the Dead rewired the social and musical subconscious of so many people. They were the first rock band to truly understand the art of the infinite that constitutes without-a-net, free-form jamming. They Continue reading