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The White Stripes Hitting Movie Theaters

02/24/2010
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Beginning Friday, February 26th in Seattle and Toronto, the Emmett Malloy-directed documentary film, The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights, which captured that incredible journey will be making its way across North America for a series of special screenings allowing fans a peek into the touring lives of one of the world's most enigmatic bands before its official DVD release on March 16th.

Additionally on March 16th, audiences across the country will have the opportunity to host their own screenings of The White Stripes Under the Great White Northern Lights. Fans have the chance to "Be a Part of the Tour" by purchasing a special screening kit and turning a favorite room, a local hangout, or any other location of their choice into their own premiere event. For more information on being part of this momentous occasion go http://whitestripes.bside.com .

Having first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2009, The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights documents the band playing to crowds in towns of all sizes across the Great White North - from traditional venues to matinee gigs at unusual locations such as a bowling alley, a boat and even on a city bus - culminating in a momentous 10th Anniversary show at the historic Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.

A captivating mix of striking live footage and poignant off-stage moments, this visually stirring and emotive feature length film celebrates the band's 10 year history, bringing the band full circle in their career to a place reminiscent of how they first started out; shows where no one knew who they were, and where they were left to make a first impression with their music.

AMC Theaters is holding special midnight screenings of the film on Wednesday, March 11 at the following locations:
Washington Dc Hoffman 22
Detroit Forum 30
Philadelphia Neshaminy 24
Chicago River East 21
Minneapolis Rosedale 14
Los Angeles Block 30
San Diego - Mission Valley 20
Seattle Pacific Place 11
Boston Boston Common 19
New Jersey Palisades 21
New York City Empire 25
Atlanta Barrett 24

Additional screenings of the film include:
February 26th SEATTLE Northwest Film Forum @ 9:00pm
TORONTO, Ontario The Royal Theatre @ 9:15pm

February 27th SEATTLE Northwest Film Forum @ 9:00pm
TORONTO, Ontario The Royal Theatre @ 9:15pm

February 28th TORONTO, Ontario The Royal Theatre @ 4:30pm and 7:00pm

March 1st TORONTO, Ontario The Royal Theatre @ 7:00pm

March 2nd TORONTO, Ontario The Royal Theatre @ 9:30pm

March 3rd MINNEAPOLIS Sound Unseen @ 6:00pm, 7:45pm and 9:45pm
TORONTO, Ontario The Royal Theatre @ 9:00pm

March 4th PORTLAND Mcmenamin's Bagdad Theater @ 7:00pm
TORONTO, Ontario The Royal Theatre @ 7:00pm
SYDNEY, Nova Scotia Cape Breton Island Film Series and East Coast Music Awards at Empire Theatre at 9:30 pm

March 8th PHILADELPHIA Trocadero Theatre @ 6:45pm
CHICAGO The Music Box @ 7:30pm

March 9th LOS ANGELES The Egyptian Theater @ 8:00pm

March 10th NEW YORK IFC Center @ 8:00pm
ATLANTA The Plaza Theatre @ 7:30pm
OTTAWA, Ontario Mayfair Theatre @ 9:00pm

March 11th SAN FRANCISCO Variety Screening Room @ 6:30pm
NEW YORK IFC Center @ 7:00pm and 9:00pm
DETROIT Burton Theater @ 9:00pm
OTTAWA, Ontario Mayfair Theatre @ 9:00pm

March 12th WASHINGTON DC AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center @ 9:30pm
AUSTIN SXSW Film Festival Premiere, Paramount Theater @ 10:00pm
EDMONTON, Alberta Metro Cinema in the Citadel Theatre @ 9:00pm

March 13th KANSAS CITY The Screenland Armour @ 7:00pm and 9:00pm
SALT LAKE CITY Tower Theater @ 7:00pm
BOSTON Brattle Theater @ 9:45pm
EDMONTON, Alberta Metro Cinema in the Citadel Theatre @ 9:30pm

March 14th EDMONTON, Alberta Metro Cinema in the Citadel Theatre @ 9:00pm
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan Broadway Cinema @ 7:00pm

March 15th SAN FRANCISCO Roxie Theater @ 9:45pm

Tickets will be available at the theater box offices, and tune into your local radio stations for possible giveaways too. Additional sneak-peek theatrical screenings of The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights may also be announced soon, so be sure to keep checking http://www.whitestripes.com to keep updated on all new developments for these upcoming releases.

Fans will also be able to purchase The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights as part of a limited edition box set, which includes not only the film, but also a live DVD of the band's 10th Anniversary show, Under Nova Scotian Lights, as well as a CD/double LP of 16 live tracks, exclusive 7 inch, hard cover book of photographs and a silk-screened print. This impressive package will also be available on March 16th, with pre-orders currently being accepted from http://whitestripes.com/ugwnl_boxset/.

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