Syndctd Entertainment to distribute documentary about iconic record label doc, featuring interviews with Kanye West and Snoop Dogg, in UK and across Europe.
Syndctd Entertainment and Stones Throw Records have announced more than 40 North American and European theatrical release dates for SXSW documentary Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This is Stones Throw Records.
It follows a nine-city North American ‘sneak preview’ tour that included San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, Los Angeles and New York City.
Syndctd Entertainment has teamed up with UK-based production, finance and distribution label Mr. Wolf to set up special screenings with Q&A’s in major cities across Europe and in the UK, which will include appearances from Stones Throw Records founder Peanut Butter Wolf.
Syndctd Entertainment and Stones Throw Records have set a day and date release in North America, the UK and select territories in Europe and Asia for Digital and DVD/Blu-ray on April 29.
The film, directed by Jeff Broadway, tells the story of the avant-garde Los Angeles label through a combination of rare live concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, home video and photographs.
It features exclusive interviews with Stones Throw Records founder Peanut Butter Wolf, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Madlib, Common. ?uestlove, Talib Kweli, Mike D (The Beastie Boys), Tyler, the Creator, Flying Lotus, Dam-Funk and more.
Infomation on North American and European theatrical screenings can be found here: http://ourvinylweighsaton.com
Confirmed UK screenings include:
March 31: Glasgow Film Theatre
Q&A screening + live event at Broadcast, Glasgow
April 1: FACT Liverpool
Q&A screening + live event at Kazimier, Liverpool
April 2: Cameo Picturehouse
Q&A screening + live event at Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh
April 3: Ritzy, Brixton
Q&A screening + live event at Plan B, London
April 3: Gorilla, Manchester (screening only)
April 4: Hyde Park Picturehouse, Leeds
Inc. live event at Hi Fi, Leeds
April 5: Broadway, Nottingham (screening only)
April 6: Sugar Club, Dublin
Q&A screening and live event