Trunk Show Film Screening Dates
Neil Young Trunk Show — a concert film directed by Jonathan Demme, will be screened in the following cities:
Beginning Mar 19:
New York, NY — Sunshine Cinema
Los Angeles, CA — Nuart Theatre
Cambridge, MA — Kendall Square Cinema
Detroit, MI — Maple Art Theatre
Philadelphia, PA — Ritz
Seattle, WA — Landmark Theaters
San Francisco, CA — Landmark Theaters
Berkeley, CA — Landmark Theaters
Chicago, IL — Music Box Theatre
Washington, DC — E Street Cinema
Denver, CO – Chez Artiste
Beginning Mar 26:
Portland, OR – Cinema 21
Minneapolis, MN – Landmark Cinema
Also, Neil Young Trunk Show will be release on both Blu-Ray & DVD later this year, according to Reprise Records.
From gordonandthewhale.com » Blog Archive » AFI Fest Review: NEIL YOUNG TRUNK SHOW:
Demme utilizes a variety of camera angles to go along with his disjointed “scene” order. Overall, the performances are filmed up close from either the view of a lucky audience member at the front of the stage or actually on stage with Young and his band. However, Demme also throws up ALL angles up at once giving you the different perspectives of someone watching from the back of the house to the side to the front. I found this to be one of the most interesting parts of the film because, as a frequent concert-goer, it was fascinating to see what the show felt like from the last row to the first.
I am not a huge Neil Young fan and admittedly, it did affect my overall enjoyment of the film. So if you’re not a huge fan, you may want to skip this one. If you love Neil, GET YOUR TICKET NOW. As a fan of all things electric and loud, I did love the guitar riffs he goes off on. It wasn’t until after the screening that I realized the solo for “No Hidden Path” was 20 minutes long. Even as a non-Neil fan, I was sucked in and honestly would have told you that solo was maybe 10 minutes. Having that immersive experience in a theater without being at the show itself really speaks to Young’s showmanship and raw talent.
Also, see Young and Demme Discuss Trunk Show Movie and Trailer for Neil Young Trunk Show Movie.
Photo by Thrasher
Also, see concert review of the 2007 Philadelphia shows at which the film was shot.