Win a Prize Bundle for The Band Documentary Once Were Brothers!
ComingSoon.net has teamed with Magnolia Home Entertainment to give away 5 prize bundles from the new documentary Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band! The prize pack includes a Blu-ray copy of the film, Robbie Robertson’s recently released LP Sinematic (vinyl), The Band’s 50th anniversary box set and Robbie’s New York Times bestseller “Testimony,” which inspired the film.
All you have to do to win is email your name and the title of your favorite Band song with subject line “THE BAND” by Friday, May 22 to: [email protected]
Inspired by Robbie Robertson’s 2017 bestselling memoir “Testimony,” Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band “deeply dissects The Band’s magic and dysfunction” (Rolling Stone) and arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital on May 26 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Presenting a backstage view of The Band’s inner workings and offering audiences an unseen look at their impact on the music industry, the documentary chronicles Robbie’s introduction to music and the group’s revolutionary collaboration with Bob Dylan, to their final tour as one of the most influential groups of their era.
From director Daniel Roher (Survivors Rowe), Once Were Brothers unravels the compelling story of the popular rock ‘n’ roll band alongside Robbie and those closest to The Band, including Martin Scorsese, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Taj Mahal, Ronnie Hawkins and more. Told through rarely seen archival footage, images and interviews from The Band’s expansive career, and elevated by hit songs from the group, the documentary “captures something golden, incendiary and wistfully beautiful” (The Washington Post). A tribute that will withstand the ages, Once Were Brothers will captivate audiences and provide a deeper understanding of the group’s influence on popular music today.
Once Were Brothers will be available for download on digital via Apple TV, Google Play, Prime Video, FandangoNOW and more, and on DVD and Blu-ray for the suggested retail prices of $26.98 (DVD) and $29.98 (Blu-Ray) on May 26. The documentary is available now for digital rental.
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary and occasionally humorous tale of Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band. Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, the film is a moving story of Robertson’s personal journey, overcoming adversity and finding camaraderie alongside the four other men who would become his brothers in music, together making their mark on music history. Once Were Brothers blends rare archival footage, photography, iconic songs and interviews with Robertson’s friends and collaborators including Martin Scorsese, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison and more.