MI2N
Music Industry News Network
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Video News (more headlines) 07-31-2014

David Bowie Is, The Film Of The Blockbuster Exhibition, Comes To US Movie Theaters For Exclusive Screenings On September 23.

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://davidbowie.com/davidbowieisfilm
A documentary film of the groundbreaking exhibition David Bowie is, created by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London, will be screened in movie theaters across the US on September 23 to coincide with the exhibition opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago (MCA). A select 100 theaters across the US will exclusively screen the film.

Described by The Times as “stylish & outrageous” and The Guardian as “a triumph”, the exhibition features a remarkable collection of photographs, stage costumes, and other rare possessions from the David Bowie Archive. The exhibition was the fastest selling in the V&A’s history and is now on a global tour that has already travelled to Toronto, Sao Paulo, and Berlin to universal acclaim, opening next at the MCA in Chicago until January 4 2015.

The film takes the audience on an extraordinary journey through the David Bowie is exhibition with special guests including legendary Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, Pulp front‐man Jarvis Cocker, and other collaborators, to explore the stories behind some of the key objects that document Bowie’s artistic career. The exhibition curators, Victoria Broackes and

Geoffrey Marsh, provide fascinating insight into the most memorable music videos and original costumes, as well as more personal items such as never‐ before‐seen handwritten lyrics, album cover artwork, set designs and diary entries, which reveal the creativity and evolution of Bowie’s ideas.

The documentary was filmed on the closing night of the V&A exhibition in London and directed by Done & Dusted’s Hamish Hamilton, the BAFTA winning director of the Academy Awards and the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Tickets for the theater screenings and the exhibition at the MCA are on sale from Thursday, July 31, 2014.

To see the film trailer and to book movie theater tickets visit www.davidbowie.com/davidbowieisfilm

For exhibition tickets visit http://www.mcachicago.org/bowie

The exhibition's curators Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh from the V&A Department of Theatre & Performance said: “We are delighted that as this extraordinary exhibition travels the world, people will get the chance to immerse themselves in a cinematic experience from the original London show. The film offers fascinating detail about key objects from the David Bowie Archive, commentary from special guest contributors and a fantastic soundtrack!”

Grant Calton, CEO of Omniverse said: “We are thrilled to be working with the V&A and MCA and to give anyone who is not able to get to Chicago the chance to experience this incredible exhibition.”

Michael Darling, Chief Curator of the MCA, said: “This documentary brings to life how David Bowie embraced creativity from a variety of fields including performance art, music, dance, theater, and the visual arts, and fostered collaborations with artists of all kinds throughout his life. We are fortunate to have this film’s debut coinciding with the MCA’s opening of this extraordinary exhibition.”

Notes to Editors
 Tickets on sale from July 31, 2014
 The documentary film will be screened in 100 theaters across the US. Visit www.davidbowie.com/davidbowieis for participating venues and booking links.
 David Bowie Is the documentary film will be screened at all participating theaters on Tuesday September 23, 2014


About the David Bowie Is exhibition
David Bowie Is presents the first international exhibition of the extraordinary career of David Bowie—one of the most pioneering and influential performers of our time. The exhibition focuses on his creative processes and collaborative work with artists and designers, and demonstrates how his work has both influenced and been influenced by wider movements in art, design, music, and theater. The exhibition’s multimedia design introduces advanced sound technology by Sennheiser and video installations to create an immersive journey through Bowie’s artistic life. David Bowie Is was organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and is on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago from September 23, 2014 to January 4, 2015. http://www.mcachicago.org/bowie

About Omniverse Vision
Omniverse Vision produces and distributes unique content for all media platforms with a particular focus on live event cinema. Founded in 2010, Omniverse Vision has built a network of digital exhibition partners in over 60 territories, giving access to over 5,000 cinema sites around the world. Omniverse Vision has released more than 30 titles including the legendary Led Zeppelin concert “Celebration Day,” “The Phantom of the Opera – 25th Anniversary Concert” and “Muse Live at Rome Olympic Stadium” the first concert film filmed and released in 4K Ultra HD.

For more information, about Omniverse Vision’s other releases visit
www.omniversevision.com


About the V&A
The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity. It was established to make works of art available to all and to inspire British designers and manufacturers. Today, the V&A’s collections, which span over 2000 years of human creativity in virtually every medium and from many parts of the world, continue to intrigue, inspire and inform.
www.vam.ac.uk | @V_and_A | @V_and_A_shop | #DavidBowieis

About V&A Shop
The V&A Shop is home to the official product range that accompanies the David Bowie is exhibition and features a range of exclusive limited edition and hard‐to‐ find prints by the likes of Brian Duffy, John Rowlands, Terry O’Neil, specially

designed t‐shirts, and a collection of postcards and accessories to commemorate this popular retrospective. The book, which accompanies the exhibition is the first to be granted access to Bowie’s personal archive of performance costume, ephemera and original design artwork. The award winning title presents a completely new perspective on his creative work and collaborations with essays by Christopher Frayling, Howard Goodall, Jon Savage and Camile Paglia. www.vandashop.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Greg Demirjian Teams Up With Music Legends From Muscle Shoals, Alabama On His New Album Precious Wreck Also Releases Halloween Inspired Rainy Night In New York Video

MusicDish*China Founder To Speak At Beijing's Dongdong Conference

JES Releases Stunning Single, "Sky Stand Still," From 'The Principle" Documentary

LiLi Roquelin Is On The 57th GRAMMY Awards Ballot

S T A R G R O V E S Celebrates Debut Album Release With Live Performance In New York City

Denon Partners With Waves To Include MaxxAudio In Their Next-Generation Speakers And Audio Systems

James Hand Releases New Country-Gospel Album Stormclouds In Heaven

Suburban Mom Indie Musicians Plot To Walk The Red Carpet At GRAMMY® And HMMA Music Awards



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» CISAC Takes Digital Royalties Issue To The UN
» Audio-Technica Microphones Provide The Right Solution For Fusion Act Snarky Puppy’s Unique Recording Method
» ASCC Artist Signs Deal With Nashville Record Label
» Online Rap Sensation, K-Slick, Releases New Video
» Statement On Turtles Victory: All Digital Radio Must Pay For Pre-1972 Recordings
» Jim Mahoney Becomes General Manager Of Merlin In USA
» Torrpedo Launches AWARE BitTorrent Campaign In Support Of Chinese Rockers' #UselessRockUSA Tour
» PhantomFocus™ System Stuns At PotLuck Audio Conference (PotLuckCon)
» Rachael Sage's Blue Roses Out On Nov. 4, Key US & UK Tour Dates Added
» HOBART OCEAN Stays Connected With Their Fan Base Via New IPhone And Google Play Apps


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» MusicDish*China Founder To Speak At Beijing's Dongdong Conference
» Creative Jazz In Shenzhen - 4th OCT-LOFT International Jazz Festival
» Show Your Red&Green And Support China's Second Hand Rose #UselessRockUSA Tour
» Provocative Beijing Rockers Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» BROBST Electro-Rock Leads MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» Love And Peace 2014 Outdoor Camping Music Festival
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart (Vol. 1, No. 4)
» The Courtesans Drives MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/19-07/25/2014
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Ticket Giveaway Winners

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.