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Long Strange Trip

Sneak Preview

Sunday, March 5, 2017
2:30 PM–4:45 PM
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2017, Amir Bar-Lev, USA

Long Strange Trip is the first full-length documentary to explore the Grateful Dead, whose thirty-year odyssey was the most unlikely success story in rock and roll history. At this special event the filmmakers Amir Bar-Lev and Steve Silberman will introduce a sneak preview of the film, which features mandalas from the Rubin collection. The full 235-minute version will be available on Amazon in May.

About the Introducers

Amir Bar-Lev‘s directorial credits include Fighter (2001,) My Kid Could Paint That (2007), the Emmy Award”“winning The Tillman Story (2010,) and Happy Valley, (2014). Bar-Lev also co-produced the 2009 Academy Award nominee Trouble the Water.

Steve Silberman is the author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity (Avery 2015), which the late Oliver Sacks called a “sweeping and penetrating history”¦presented with a rare sympathy and sensitivity.” The book won the 2015 Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction and was chosen as one of the Best Books of 2015 by the New York Times and many other publications. He also co-produced the Grateful Dead’s box set So Many Roads (1965-1995) and saw more than three hundred Dead shows. He was poet Allen Ginsberg’s teaching assistant at Naropa University. He lives in San Francisco with his husband Keith.

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