Long Strange Trip
2017 | USA | R | 238 min.
State TheatreTue, Jul 25, 2017 11:00 AM Not Available  
Dutmers at the Dennos MuseumFri, Jul 28, 2017 12:00 PM Stand By Line Only  
Dutmers at the Dennos MuseumSat, Jul 29, 2017 6:00 PM Stand By Line Only  
Dutmers at the Dennos MuseumSun, Jul 30, 2017 9:00 AM Stand By Line Only  
Film Info
Section:US Documentary
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Release Year:2017
Runtime:238 min.
Production Country:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Amir Bar-Lev
Produced by:Alex Blavatnik
Ken Dornstein
Eric Eisner
Justin Kreutzmann
Cinematography:Nelson Hume
Editing By:Keith Fraase
John Walter
This relentlessly entertaining music doc on the history and legacy of the Grateful Dead is an absolute must-see for the Deadheads among us, of course, but it will also captivate anyone interested in rock music, American history, or brilliant filmmaking. Every minute counts in Amir Bar-Lev’s sprawling, exhilarating, richly detailed epic that traces the Dead from the band’s humble beginnings, to the group’s ascent to fame, to the drastically changed lives of each member in the wake of their success. Even for those who have rarely uttered the name “Jerry Garcia” outside of his namesake ice cream, “Long Strange Trip” is a surprisingly emotional and compelling portrait of rock stardom. The superb soundtrack, peppered with previously unreleased tracks, sweetens the deal for a film that has become an instant classic in the hallowed rock-doc genre.

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