Trafalgar Releasing and Anthem Entertainment have announced that the “director’s cut” of Rush’s “Cinema Strangiato” will be screened in select movie theaters on September 9. Tickets will begin to go on sale on August 3 and more info can be found HERE.
Here’s an official description of the film:
“The Holy Trinity of Rock returns to the big screen on September 9, 2021, when ‘Rush: Cinema Strangiato – Director’s Cut’ brings Rush fans together in movie theatres once again worldwide – this time to celebrate 40 years of ‘Moving Pictures.’ This global fan event takes an alternate ‘director’s cut’ of 2019’s feature, giving audiences a special look into R40 LIVE, with a revamped setlist including new additions of bonus tracks ‘One Little Victory’ and ‘Red Barchetta’ as well as ‘Cygnus X-1’ / ‘The Story So Far’ featuring Neil’s final recorded drum solo masterpiece. Additional favorites include songs such as ‘Animate’, ‘Closer to the Heart’, ‘Subdivisions’, and ‘Tom Sawyer’ along with backstage moments and candid footage left on the cutting room floor. The Director’s Cut also includes soundcheck performances of the fan-favorite ‘Jacob’s Ladder’, exclusive interviews with Tom Morello, Billy Corgan, Taylor Hawkins, producer Nick Raskulinecz, The Trailer Park Boys, violinist Jonathan Dinklage and more surprises.”
Kymberli Frueh, Trafalgar Releasing SVP of content acquisitions, also commented:
“We are proud to once again bring Rush to big screens worldwide in celebration of 40 years of ‘Moving Pictures.’ Rush has such a passionate following and we’re pleased to be able to share so many never-before-seen performances with fans through this new Director’s Cut of ‘Cinema Strangiato’.”
A clip of “Cygnus X-1” / “The Story So Far” featuring Neil Peart’s final recorded drum solo can be found below: