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SNL Documentary ‘Live From New York!’ Getting a Theatrical Release

SNL Documentary 'Live From New York!' Getting a Theatrical Release

It was announced today that the feature length documentary film “Live From New York!” will be getting a theatrical release on June 12.
The film explores the early years of “Saturday Night Live” and features archival footage, stolen moments and exclusive commentary from Lorne Michaels, SNL legends, journalists, hosts and crew including Chevy Chase, Laraine Newman, John Goodman, Tina Fey, Candice Bergen, Chris Rock, Amy Poehler, Alec Baldwin and more.
“When JL and I first conceived of the idea for this film, it was always our vision that it be released theatrically,” said co-producer Tom Broecker. 
“Given that ‘Live From New York!’ highlights the impact SNL has had on American culture, it’s only fitting that it be available to moviegoers across North America,” added his fellow creator and producing partner JL Pomeroy.
Directed by Bao Nguyen, the film is set to open the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on April 15. Abramorama will handle the U.S. theatrical release on June 12 with strong support from the Landmark Theater chain, including their flagship venues in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Tugg, the web platform that allows people to request screenings at their local theaters, will complement the nationwide U.S. theatrical release.

You can request screenings in select cities via LiveFromNewYorkMovie.com. Check out the film’s poster below:

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