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The Beatles’ Famed Rooftop Concert To Hit IMAX Theaters

Later this month The Beatles’ full rooftop concert at their Apple Corps headquarters in London will get a special limited theatrical release in IMAX format.

The 60-minute feature will be released on January 30, exactly 53 years to the day after the Beatles staged their famous and final public performance.

The Beatles: Get Back – The Rooftop Concert is tied to Peter Jackson’s acclaimed three-part documentary Get Back and while the full concert is already featured in the film, the footage and audio will be remastered and optimized specifically for IMAX broadcast.

Following the concert film, Jackson will participate in a special Q&A session to be broadcast via satellite to all participating IMAX theaters with the director stating:

“I’m thrilled that the rooftop concert from The Beatles: Get Back is going to be experienced in IMAX, on that huge screen.” “It’s The Beatles’ last concert, and it’s the absolute perfect way to see and hear it.”

Following the 1.30.22 premiere, The Rooftop Concert will get an additional theatrical release on February 11 through 13 and Get Back will be released on Blu-ray and DVD in the United States on February 8.

After Jackson spent several years restoring and editing together sixty hours of footage (accumulated during the production of Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s original Let It Be film, Get Back arrived November 2021.

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Author: Al Denté

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