Detroit Film Theatre


THE PROMISE: THE MAKING OF DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

7:30 PM

(USA/2010 – directed by Thom Ximny)

The Promise combines never-before-seen footage of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band shot between 1976 and 1978 (including home rehearsals and studio sessions) with new interviews with Springsteen, E Street Band members, manager Jon Landau, former manager Mike Appel, and others closely involved in the making of the record. A smash hit at its world premiere at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival, The Promise is an extraordinary musical and cinematic event, being screened in high definition for one night only at the DFT! (85 min.)
 
“5 (out of 5) stars.” –The Los Angeles Times
 
“A Revelation.” –The Washington Post
 
“Extraordinary. Fascinating.” –Rolling Stone
 
Crystal Gallery Cafe will be open before and after the film.
 
Special ticket prices apply for this screening: $10 general admission, $8 for students, seniors and DIA members. DFT discount passes not accepted.