Press Release: RE:GENERATION MUSIC PROJECT NATIONWIDE, ONE-NIGHT ONLY THEATRICAL RELEASE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

See it. Feel it. Hear it…

“The RE:GENERATION MUSIC PROJECT, a documentary film directed by Amir Bar Lev—who made the award-winning documentaries “My Kid Could Paint That” and “The Tillman Story”—set for aunique nationwideone-night only theatrical release in select cities and venues Thursday, February 16Encore screenings to be scheduled for Thursday, February 23RE:GENERATION will be screening in the Detroit, MI regionThursday, February 16 (list of venues below).

 

Produced in association with The Grammys, the film looks at the history, songwriting and studio process of different musical genres through the eyes of five of the most influential electronic producers/DJs in music today, who write and record a brand new track with a grouping of influential collaborators in that genre. The tag line for the film is “5 DJ’s Turn the Table of the History of Music.” The stories of these five DJs are documented in RE:GENERATION.

 

In the film, current five-time GRAMMY®-nominated artist Skrillex heads into a Los Angeles studio with members of the iconic rock band The Doors to collaborate on a new song, “Breakn’ A Sweat.” Meanwhile, The Crystal Methodtouched down in Detroit to work with Martha Reeves of The Vandellas and The Funk Brothers on the R&B number “I’m Not Leaving.” Mark Ronson created a southern brew of New Orleans jazz in “A La Modeliste” that boasts a veritable all-star cast of Erykah Badu, Trombone Shorty, Mos Def, Zigaboo Modeliste and Members of The Dap KingsDJ Premier tapped NAS and Boston’s very own Berklee Symphony Orchestra for his “Regeneration,” and the documentary culminates in Nashville on the dusty, intergalactic twang of Pretty Lights‘ “Wayfaring Stranger” featuring vocals from LeAnn Rimes and Dr. Ralph Stanley.

 

The documentary is making an impact with music fans, having garnered more than 2 million views of the aggregated clips from the film, as well as more than 1 million streams of the tracks in the first six weeks since they launched.”

Venues:

Rave Ann Arbor 20 & IMAX

4100 Carpenter Road

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

 

Emagine Canton

39535 Ford Road

Canton, MI 48187

 

Emagine Novi

44425 West 12 Mile Road

Novi, MI 48377

 

Emagine Royal Oak

200 N. Main St.

Royal Oak MI, 48067

 

Contact the specific venue for times. Visit these sites for more information:

www.regenerationmusicproject.com

www.facebook.com/regenerationmusicproject

www.twitter.com/regenerationmp