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Paul Thomas Anderson-Directed Music Video For Joanna Newsom’s “Divers” To Get Theatrical Release

Paul Thomas Anderson-Directed Music Video For Joanna Newsom's "Divers" To Get Theatrical Release

It’s a pretty great month to be a Paul Thomas Anderson fan. This week, his surprise documentary “Junun,” featuring Radiohead maestro Jonny Greenwood, premieres at the New York Film Festival and will premiere on Mubi shortly thereafter. And now you’ll be able to see another new project by the filmmaker on a big screen near you.

Having already knocked out the terrific video for Joanna Newsom‘s “Sapokanikan,” Anderson has directed “Divers,” the title track from the musician’s forthcoming album — and it’s hitting cinemas. The song itself is just a shade over seven minutes long, and the video was shot in New York City at the studio of Kim Keever, with Newsom finding herself in the landscapes of the artist’s work, which features on the cover of Divers.

“I like the fact that it’s not clear whether they represent a period of time before humans, or a period of time after humans, the post-apocalyptic thing, or whether they represent just a part of the world where there are no humans, or whether they represent an iteration of Earth within the multiverse where humans never evolved to exist,” Newsom told The New York Times about Keever’s work. “And I like that the landscapes are viewed from a great distance in most cases, which is an image that comes up for me a lot in these songs, viewing things from above, speeding over landscapes.”

There’s no word yet on the length of Anderson’s video, but it will only be screened in cinemas, so you’ll have to make your way there. Check out the full list of theaters and dates below and watch the video for “Sapokanikan” right here.

Joanna Newsom “Divers” Theatrical Screenings October 16-October 22 (check theaters’ sites for details): 
New York, NY @ IFC Center [INFO]
Yonkers, NY@ Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers [INFO]
Huntington, NY@ Cinema Arts Centre [INFO]
Los Angeles, CA @ The Cinefamily [INFO]
Los Angeles, CA @ Ahrya Fine Arts [INFO]
Pasadena, CA @ Laemmie Playouse 7 [INFO]
San Jose, CA @ Camera Cinemas [INFO]
San Francisco, CA @ Castro Theatre [INFO]
San Luis Obispo, CA @ Palm Theatre [INFO]
Grass Valley, CA @ Sutton Cinema [INFO]
Grass Valley, CA @ Sierra Cinemas [INFO]
Grass Valley, CA @ Del Oro Theatre [INFO]
Nevada City, CA @ Magic Theatrea [INFO]
Tucson, AZ @ Loft Cinema [INFO]
Denver, CO @ Alamo Drafthouse Littleton [INFO]
Boulder, CO @ International Film Series, UC Boulder [INFO]
Miami, FL @ O-Cinema  [INFO]
Boston, MA @ Coolidge Corner [INFO]
Seattle, WA @ SIFF – Egyptian Theater [INFO]
Bellingham, WA @ Pickford Film Center[INFO]
Portland, OR @ Cinema 21 [INFO]
Eugene, OR @ Bijou Cinemas [INFO]
Pittsburgh, PA @ Regency Square Theater [INFO]
Ashburn, VA @ Alamo Drafthouse One Loudon [INFO]
Winchester, VA @ Alamo Drafthouse Winchester [INFO]
Austin, TX@ Alamo Drafthouse Ritz [INFO]
Austin, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline [INFO]
Austin, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Village [INFO]
Austin, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane [INFO]
Austin, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar [INFO]
Dallas, TX @ Texas Theatre [INFO]
Dallas, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Richardson [INFO]
Houston, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park [INFO]
Houston, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park [INFO]
Laredo, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Laredo [INFO]
Lubbock, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Lubbock [INFO]
New Braunfels, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Marketplace [INFO]
San Antonio, TX@ Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes [INFO]
San Antonio, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Park North [INFO]
San Antonio, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse Stone Oak [INFO]
Kansas City, MO @ Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet [INFO]
Ann Arbor, MI @ Michigan Theater [INFO]
Kalamazoo, MI @Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo [INFO]
Columbia, SC @Nickelodeon Theatre [INFO]
Nashville, TN @ Belcourt Theatre [INFO]
Salt Lake City, UT @Salt Lake Film Society[INFO]
Tulsa, OK @ Circle Cinema [INFO]
Scottsbluff, NE @ Midwest Theater [INFO]
Raleigh, NC @ Colony Theater [INFO]
Winston-Salem, NC @ a/perture Cinema [INFO]
Columbus, OH @ Gateway Film Center [INFO]
Chicago, IL @ Music Box Theatre [INFO]
Champaign, IL @ Art Theatre Co-Op [INFO]
Paducah, KY @ Maiden Alley Cinema [INFO]
Arhus, Denmark @ Øst For Paradis [INFO]
London, UK @ Rio Cinema [INFO]
Munich, Germany @ Monopol [INFO]

Joanna Newsom “Divers” Theatrical Screenings October 27th:
London, UK @ Clapham Picturehouse [INFO]
London, UK @ East Dulwich Picturehouse and Cafe [INFO]
London, UK @Greenwich Picturehouse [INFO]
London, UK @ Hackney Picturehouse [INFO]
London, UK @ Picturehouse Central [INFO]
London, UK @ Ritzy Brixton [INFO]
London, UK @ Stratford East Picturehouse [INFO]
Bath, UK @ The Little Theatre Cinema [INFO]
Bradford, UK @ Picturehouse at National Media Museum [INFO]
Brighton, UK @ Duke’s at Komedia [INFO]
Edinburgh, UK @ Cameo [INFO]
Exeter, UK @ Exeter Picturehouse [INFO]
Henley, UK @ Regal Picturehouse [INFO]
Norwich, UK @ Cinema City [INFO]
Liverpool, UK @ Picturehouse at FACT [INFO]
Oxford, UK @ Phoenix Picturehouse [INFO]
Southampton, UK @ Harbour Lights Picturehouse [INFO]
Stratford-upon-Avon, UK @ Stratford-Upon-Avon Picturehouse [INFO]
York, UK @ City Screen [INFO]

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