Rated R | 100 min
Rental Price: $12
Directed by Daniel Roher
A confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson‘s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band.
Streaming in partnership with Magnolia Pictures in support of the Hilo Palace Theater.
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band. The film is a moving story of Robertson’s personal journey, overcoming adversity and finding camaraderie alongside the four other men who would become hi brothers in music and who together made their mark on music history. Once Were Brothers blends rare archival footage, photography iconic songs and interviews with many of Robertson’s friends and collaborators including Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison Martin Scorsese, Peter Gabriel, Taj Mahal, Dominique Robertson, Ronnie Hawkins, and more.
“Even at its most painful, the Band’s story captures something golden, incendiary and wistfully beautiful – ‘so beautiful,’ Robertson reflects, ‘that it went up in flames.'” Ann Hornaday WASHINGTON POST
“Has the power to transport you but also to break your heart.” Steve Pond THE WRAP