Roger Waters the Wall: Due to Phenomenal Demand, Encore Showings Added in Selected U.S. Movie Theaters
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roger Waters, in association with Fathom Events and Picturehouse Entertainment, today announces that due to overwhelming fan demand, extra showings of Roger Waters The Wall have been added, giving fans additional chances to see the event in U.S. movie theaters starting October 15, 2015. A complete list of theater locations and dates can be found at www.rogerwatersthewall.com.
“The new two hour film will pair gripping concert footage with an emotional documentary”
Fathom Events will be presenting the encore showing in nearly 250 U.S. movie theaters on Sunday, October 18, 2015 only at 12:55 p.m. local time. To purchase tickets for this showtime, visit www.FathomEvents.com (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Roger Waters The Wall received its global debut on September 29, as part of an incredible, one-night cinematic event. The event gained widespread acclaim with critics describing it as:
“Moving and hopeful" – Rolling Stone
"The new two hour film will pair gripping concert footage with an emotional documentary" – Wall Street Journal
"This iconic album comes to life in a new film" - CBS News
"Shot in 4k and mixed in Dolby Atmos, this Wall stands at the pinnacle of aural and visual excellence." – Digital Trends
Now, fans in the U.S. are being given a second chance to be part of the experience with new dates added starting October 15.
Roger Waters The Wall unfolds on many levels – as an immersive concert experience of the classic Pink Floyd album, a road movie of Waters’ reckoning with the past and as a stirring anti-war feature, highlighting the human cost of conflict.
The feature was shot in 4K and mixed in Dolby Atmos during Waters’ sold-out 2010-2013 ‘The Wall Live’ tour – the biggest selling tour by any solo artist in history - seen by over 4 million fans worldwide over a period of three years in 219 shows. It features never before seen concert footage from this breathtaking tour and includes the hits ‘Another Brick in the Wall Part 2,’ ‘Comfortably Numb’ and ‘Run Like Hell.’ Audiences will also have a unique opportunity to see The Simple Facts, with Waters and Nick Mason – reunited, unscripted and in conversation to answer questions submitted by the fans from around the world.
John Rubey, Fathom Events CEO, said, “We were so pleased with the overwhelming response to the first broadcast of this event, and are ready to bring Roger Waters’ vision to fans a second time. Moviegoers will get a unique opportunity to see a new take on a beloved musical masterpiece.”
Marc Allenby, Director of Distribution at Picturehouse Entertainment, said, “With the overwhelming success of the premiere and the addition of encore showings of Roger Waters The Wall, we are thrilled this brilliant film will find an even broader audience.”
Roger Waters The Wall is a Rue 21 Productions presentation of a feature by Roger Waters and Sean Evans. Music by Roger Waters, music production by Nigel Godrich, edited by Katharine McQuerrey, photography by Brett Turnbull. Executive Producer is Mark Fenwick. Producers are Roger Waters and Clare Spencer. Directors are Sean Evans and Roger Waters.
About Fathom Events:
Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to 820 locations in 177 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Picturehouse Entertainment:
Picturehouse Entertainment is the leading global distribution company for Event Cinema and has been at the forefront of the industry since its inception. Most recently the company saw huge success with Monty Python Live (mostly), beamed live from the O2 into over 2,000 cinemas across 52 countries around the world.
Picturehouse Entertainment represents regular partners the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Bolshoi Ballet, the National Theatre and Glyndebourne as well as releasing an eclectic range of one-off events such as Stephen Fry’s talks, The Fry Chronicles and More Fool Me, and David Bowie is happening now transmitted from the V&A’s sell-out exhibition and the record breaking Doctor Who Day of the Doctor.
Picturehouse Entertainment’s feature film releases include BAFTA winner The Imposter, Shane Meadows’ The Stone Roses: Made of Stone, Ben Wheatley’s A Field in England, The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology featuring Slavoj Zizek, Jeremy Saulnier’s acclaimed thriller Blue Ruin and award-winning docu-drama 20,000 Days On Earth featuring Nick Cave and directed by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard.
Picturehouse Entertainment is the distribution arm of Picturehouse Cinemas, the owner and operator of 21 Picturehouse Cinemas and programming agent for a further 42 venues across the UK.