Saturday, May 8, 2010

Rush Documentary Screening In Minneapolis

SwordLord Productions and the Riverview Theatre will present a special theatrical screening of the acclaimed Rush documentary entitled Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage at the Riverview Theatre in Minneapolis on Thursday, June 10. Co-directed by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, who also directed Metal: A Headbanger's Journey and Iron Maiden: Flight 666, the film shows an unseen side to the Canadian progressive rock band and recounts their decades-long career. McFadyen and Dunn received a $25,000 award on May 1 for Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage being selected by attendees of the Tribeca Film Festival for the festival's 2010 Heineken Audience Award. A review of the film by Variety magazine praises Rush and the directors for a documentary that "should delight devotees and intrigue nonbelievers as it moves to theatrical play." Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage will be shown in select theaters before its June 26 television debut on VH1 and VH1 Classic. The official movie trailer can be viewed below.
Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage will be shown on Thursday, June 10 at the Riverview Theatre in Minneapolis, 3800 42rd Ave. S.
Rush appears on the concert stage at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday, August 27, where they will perform the Moving Pictures album in its entirety.

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