Levon Helm Documentary Coming

11/02/2012
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(CBS Local) In The Last Waltz, Martin Scorsese's 1978 film about The Band's infamous final concert, the focus is all on guitarist Robbie Robertson.

Now Band drummer/singer Levon Helm, who passed away earlier this year (and for the record, wasn't amused by Scorcese's little film), is getting his due credit with a documentary of his own, set to screen in theaters nationwide next year.

Titled Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm, the film chronicles Helm's late-2000s comeback of sorts, marked by his 2007 album Dirt Farmer, 2009 Grammy-winning album Electric Dirt and his Midnight Ramble concert series. Director Jacob Hatley shot the film over a period of more than two years, spending much time on location at Helm's Woodstock, N.Y. home. more on this story

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