Saturday, March 06, 2010

White Stripes Doc Movie Screenings for UGWNL...

The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights Sneak-Peek Theatrical Screenings of the Canadian Tour Film Kick-Off This Week at AMC Theaters and other locations across the country!

Beginning last Friday, February 26th in Seattle and Toronto, the Emmett Malloy-directed documentary film, The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights, which captured that incredible journey will be making its way across North America for a series of special screenings – allowing fans a peek into the touring lives of one of the world’s most enigmatic bands before its official DVD release on March 16th.

Additionally on March 16th, audiences across the country will have the opportunity to host their own screenings of The White Stripes Under the Great White Northern Lights. Fans have the chance to “Be a Part of the Tour” by purchasing a special screening kit and turning a favorite room, a local hangout, or any other location of their choice into their own premiere event. For more information on being part of this momentous occasion go to

Having first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2009, The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights documents the band playing to crowds in towns of all sizes across the Great White North – from traditional venues to matinee gigs at unusual locations such as a bowling alley, a boat and even on a city bus – culminating in a momentous 10th Anniversary show at the historic Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. A captivating mix of striking live footage and poignant off-stage moments, this visually stirring and emotive feature length film celebrates the band’s 10 year history, bringing the band full circle in their career to a place reminiscent of how they first started out; shows where no one knew who they were, and where they were left to make a first impression with their music.

AMC Theaters is holding special midnight screenings of the film on Thursday, March 11 at the following locations:
Washington DC – Hoffman 22
Detroit – Forum 30
Philadelphia – Neshaminy 24
Chicago – River East 21
Minneapolis – Rosedale 14
Los Angeles – Block 30
San Diego – Mission Valley 20
Seattle – Pacific Place 11
Boston – Boston Common 19
New Jersey – Palisades 21
New York City – Empire 25
Atlanta – Barrett 24

Additional screenings of the film include:
March 8th
Philadelphia – Trocadero Theatre @ 6:45pm
Chicago – The Music Box @ 7:30pm
March 9th
Los Angeles – The Egyptian Theater @ 8:00pm
March 10th
New York – IFC Center @ 8:00pm
Atlanta – The Plaza Theatre @ 7:30pm
Ottawa, Ontario – Mayfair Theatre @ 9:00pm
March 11th
San Francisco – Variety Screening Room @ 6:30pm
New York – IFC Center @ 7:00pm and 9:00pm
Detroit – Burton Theater @ 9:00pm
Ottawa, Ontario – Mayfair Theatre @ 9:00pm
March 12th
Washington DC – AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center @ 9:30pm
Austin – SXSW Film Festival Premiere, Paramount Theater @ 10:00pm
Edmonton, Alberta – Metro Cinema in the Citadel Theatre @ 9:00pm
March 13th
Kansas City – The Screenland Armour @ 7:00pm and 9:00pm
Salt Lake City – Tower Theater @ 7:00pm
Boston – Brattle Theater @ 9:45pm
Edmonton, Alberta – Metro Cinema in the Citadel Theatre @ 9:30pm
March 14th
Edmonton, Alberta – Metro Cinema in the Citadel Theatre @ 9:00pm
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Broadway Cinema @ 7:00pm
March 15th
San Francisco – Roxie Theater @ 9:45pm

Tickets will be available at the theater box offices, and tune into your local radio stations for possible giveaways too. Additional sneak-peek theatrical screenings of The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights may also be announced soon, so be sure to keep checking to keep updated on all new developments for these upcoming releases.

Fans will also be able to purchase The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights as part of a limited edition box set, which includes not onlythe film , but also a live DVD of the band’s 10th Anniversary show, Under Nova Scotian Lights, as well as a CD/double LP of 16 live tracks, exclusive 7 inch, hard cover book of photographs and a silk-screened print. This impressive package will also be available on March 16th, with pre-orders currently being accepted from

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