Sony Music, RUB Entertainment and Rock104.com Present: Pearl Jam Twenty, a free and exclusive UF screening of the new Cameron Crowe documentary.[audio:http://www.rock104.com/rockblog/files/2011/10/PJ20_promo_CRD.mp3|titles=Promo: PJ20 Screening & Radio Special for College Radio Day]
- -When: College Radio Day – Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 7 to 9 PM
- -Where: Reitz Union Cinema
- -Free for UF students and their guests
- -Catch an exclusive viewing of the film, unavailable on DVD until November!
- -Free Pearl Jam swag!
- -Enter to win a Pearl Jam Prize Pack – complete with the PJ20 soundtrack, PJ20 book, a Legacy Edition CD, PJ20 movie poster and more!
- -Seating is limited; first come, first served.
Pearl Jam Twenty: A chronicle of the formation of Pearl Jam, the chaos resulting from their mega stardom, their retreat from center stage, and the changes they made to create a work culture that would sustain them as a band. Told in big themes and bold colors with blistering sound, the film is carved from over 1,200 hours of rarely-seen and never-before seen footage spanning the band’s career. Pearl Jam Twenty is the definitive portrait of Pearl Jam: part concert film, part intimate insider-hang, part testimonial to the power of music and uncompromising artists.
Pearl Jam Twenty premieres Friday, October 21st on PBS as part of the first PBS Arts Fall Festival. In Gainesville, you can catch it Friday, October 21st at 9:00 PM and Saturday, October 22 at 2:00 AM on Florida’s 5, WUFT. Check local listings for your area.
About the Filmmaker
CAMERON CROWE, Director, Writer, Producer
At Age 13 Cameron Crowe began his professional life as a music critic, writing for magazines such as Creem and Crawdaddy, and at 15, became a staff writer for Rolling Stone. In 1979, Crowe (then 22) went undercover as a Southern California high schooler for his book, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. He then wrote the screenplay for the film upon which it was based. In 1989, Crowe made his feature film directorial debut with Say Anything…. His other films include Jerry Maguire, Vanilla Sky, Elizabethtown and Almost Famous, which earned him an Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay. His newest narrative film, We Bought A Zoo, starring Matt Damon, will be released in December 2011.
Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder
Written and Directed by:
Cameron Crowe, Kelly Curtis, Andy Fischer and Morgan Neville