Once Were Brothers

Magnolia Pictures presents

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. 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.

"TRIUMPHANT. Robertson deeply dissects The Band's magic and dysfunction." Rolling Stone

"DEMANDS TO BE SEEN. The story of the rise and disintegration of the Band turns out to be as compelling as its spectacular music. Just watching and listening to the group tearing through their classic 'Up on Cripple Creek' near the documentary's opening, alive with the pleasure of making great music with one another, is enough to joyously lift you out of your seat." Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

"A gripping saga of triumph and tribulation. Captures the story with vigorous urgency and passion that fits the music itself." Alex Biese, USA Today

*A portion of proceeds from renting this film will be donated to the LPCA!

Thursday 4/2/2020 - Friday 6/12/2020
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Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

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with Cynthia Rosen

04/02/20 to 06/12/20

Magnolia Pictures presents

04/02/20 to 06/12/20

Magnolia Pictures presents

04/02/20 to 06/12/20

Magnolia Pictures presents

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