George Harrison: Living in the Material World had its world premiere on 2nd October 2011. The documentary has also been traversing the world in film festivals over the last month — Telluride Film Festival, San Sebastian Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival, as well as at the London, Liverpool and Paris premiere events — and will continue doing so for the months ahead.
Check back for updates and clips from festival appearances!
Telluride Film Festival – September 2
World Premiere, London – October 2
Liverpool Premiere – October 2
New York Film Festival – October 4
Paris Premiere – October 16
Mumbai Film Festival – October 20
London premiere at BFI Southbank – 2 October, 2011
Watch the London premiere red carpet interview with Martin Scorsese, Olivia Harrison, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and Terry Gilliam:
Paris Premiere – 16 October, 2011
Bel7 Music blog brings us some photos and a brief review (in French) from the Paris screening of George Harrison: Living in the Material World. (photos and text: J.P. Bellanger)
The Paris premiere, which took place October 16, began with a mini live concert of 9 diverse artists playing the music of George Harrison — Martin Rappeneau, Yarol Poupaud, Peter von Poehl, Mohini Geisweiller, Poni Hoax, Yann Destal, Alister, Turzi, and JP Nataf.
Mumbai Film Festival – 20 October, 2011
Olivia Harrison had an exciting trip to the Mumbai Film Festival to show the film in India on Thursday. The George Harrison documentary screening was sold out, with 750 people turning out for the 250-seat theater. The film was greeted by heartfelt audience response, and a second screening was added in the evening to accommodate the overwhelming demand.
The film is being heralded by the press! What they’re saying…