Acclaimed Tragically Hip Tour Documentary LONG TIME RUNNING Begins Streaming November 12 on CraveTV
— November 7, 2017
– Bell Media Original Documentary chronicles The Tragically Hip’s Man Machine Poem final tour –
– LONG TIME RUNNING begins streaming on Sunday, November 12 at 10 p.m. ET immediately following its encore presentation on CTV –
TORONTO (November 7, 2017) – “Epic. Goosebumps. Tears.”“A reminder of how much Gord will be missed.”“Emotional rollercoaster ride from start to finish.” On October 20, Canadian viewers united to celebrate the life of the unforgettable Gord Downie, when the powerful documentary LONG TIME RUNNING premiered in a special, advance, commercial-free world television event on CTV. Now, following an encore presentation on CTV airing this Sunday, November 12 at 8 p.m. ET, the director’s cut of the film begins streaming uninterrupted that same night at 10 p.m. ET on CraveTV.
From award-winning directors Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas De Pencier, LONG TIME RUNNING chronicles The Tragically Hip’s iconic 2016 Man Machine Poem tour and emotional final concert in their hometown of Kingston, ON. Viewers are given a unique and exclusive perspective into The Tragically Hip’s world through interviews, verité, intimate behind-the-scenes moments, fan testimonials, audience experience, and performance footage.
LONG TIME RUNNING joins CraveTV’s robust lineup of music documentaries and specials that includes HBO’s four-part miniseries THE DEFIANT ONES, MEAT LOAF: IN AND OUT OF HELL, PRINCE: SIGN O’ THE TIMES, WHITNEY: “CAN I BE ME”, MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR, Spike Lee’s MICHAEL JACKSON’S JOURNEY FROM MOTOWN TO OFF THE WALL, and KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK.
Commissioned by Bell Media, the film is directed by renowned Canadian documentary filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (Manufactured Landscapes, Act of God, Watermark), and produced by Banger Films’ Scot McFadyen (HIP-HOP EVOLUTION, RUSH: BEYOND THE LIGHTED STAGE), and Rachel McLean, in association with Shed Creative (a division of Universal Music Canada). Executive Producers are Bernie Breen, Patrick Sambrook, Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn, Randy Lennox, Jeffrey Remedios, Dave Harris, Naveen Prasad, and Jeremy Smith. Music Consultant is Tyson Parker, Bell Media.
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