Over the summer, Long Strange Trip was formally released, with a number of iconic music venues, such as Red Rocks Amphitheater, The Capitol Theatre, and more, and movie theaters around the country hosting theatrical screenings of the extended Grateful Dead documentary’s release via Amazon Prime Video on June 2nd. Those who missed out on seeing the documentary when it hit the big screen need not fret, as today, an announcement let fans know that Long Strange Trip will be re-released and returning to theaters this fall.
Long Strange Trip was directed by Amir Bar-Lev and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, and the film widely received critical acclaim after its premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, including two Critics Choice Documentary Awards nominations (Best Director and Best Music Documentary). The film examines both the rise of the Grateful Dead and its role in United States counterculture as well as diving deeper into the beloved and frequently idolized guitarist, Jerry Garcia.
Thus far, the Grateful Dead documentary has been scheduled to make two limited screening runs. From October 13th through 19th, Long Strange Trip will be shown in Los Angeles, California, at the Fine Arts. A few weeks later, Long Strange Trip will have a limited screening from November 3rd through 9th at New York City at Village East.