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ABRAMORAMA ROLLS OUT  NATIONAL THEATRICAL TOUR FOR  TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK   TIMED TO GREEN DAY’S NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

TURN IT AROUND- THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK

New York, NY — July 13, 2017 –

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Abramorama will kick off the national film tour of TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK with a week long run at the IFC Center in New York City on July 28, 2017 and exclusive one night only showings and week long runs in cities across North America in tandem with Green Day’s Revolution Radio World Tour.

More than 60 theaters have already been booked with more to come.  See below for the current list and check  https://eastbaypunk.com/  for regular updates.  In a unique release strategy, Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk will “tour with the band” enabling theatres to be marketing partners with Green Day in promoting the film’s theatrical release and the band’s nationwide tour.

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The feature documentary had its world premiere as the opening night film of the 16th SF DOCFEST on May 31st followed by a sold-out two week theatrical run at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in San Francisco in early June.

Written and directed by Corbett Redford and executive produced by Green Day and Pat MagnarellaTURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK  is narrated by Iggy Pop and  features Billie Joe ArmstrongMike Dirnt & Tre Cool (Green Day), Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Duff McKagan (Guns N Roses), Jello Biafra & East Bay Ray(Dead Kennedys), Ian Mackaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat), Tim ArmstrongMatt FreemanLars Fredricksen (Rancid), Brett Gurewitz & Jay Bentley (Bad Religion), Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, The Julie Ruin) , Michael Franti (Spearhead, Beatnigs) and interviews with more than 100 artists and musicians from California’s East Bay punk rock music scene.

TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK spans over 30 years of the California Bay Area’s punk music history with a central focus on the emergence of Berkeley’s inspiring 924 Gilman Street music collective.

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk is the definitive telling of this vibrant story, drawing from a wide variety of voices and viewpoints and featuring the music of many of the most famous and infamous punk bands ever.
Theatrical Dates as of 7/12/17

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Montreal, Canada – 7/25/2017
New York, NY – 7/28/2017
Red Bank, NJ – 7/29/2017
Baton Rouge, LA – 8/3/2017
Dallas, TX – 8/3/2017
Yonkers, NY – 7/29/2017
Berkeley, CA – 8/4/2017
Chico, CA – 8/6/2017
Houston, TX – 8/7/2017
Seattle, WA – 8/9/2017
San Jose, CA – 8/10/2017
Salt Lake City, UT – 8/10/2017
Sebastopol, CA – 8/11/2017
Denver, CO – 8/11/2017
Kansas City, MO – 8/12/2017
Cedar Falls, IA – 8/16/2017
Cedar Rapids, IA – 8/16/2017
Iowa City, IA – 8/16/2017
Elk River, MN – 8/16/2017
Oakdale, MN – 8/16/2017
Rochester, MN – 8/16/2017
Nashville, TN – 9/4/2017
Shakopee, MN – 8/16/2017
Waite Park, MN – 8/16/2017
Cape Girardeau, MO – 8/16/2017
Des Peres, MO – 8/16/2017
St. Charles, MO – 8/16/2017
St. Louis, MO – 8/16/2017
Austin, TX—9/10/2017
Bellevue, NE – 8/16/2017
Lincoln, NE – 8/16/2017
Omaha, NE – 8/16/2017
Columbus, OH – 8/16/2017
Pickerington, OG – 8/16/2017
Appleton, WI – 8/16/2017
Ashwaubenon, WI – 8/16/2017
Madison, WI – 8/16/2017
Menomonee Falls, WI – 8/16/2017
Oak Creek, WI – 8/16/2017
Huntington, NY – 7/29/2017
Chattanooga, TN – 8/18/2017
Indianapolis, IN – 8/19/2017
Omaha, NE – 8/20/17
Maitland, FL – 8/21/2017
Cincinnatti, OH – 8/23/24
Addison, IL – 8/30/2017
Bloomington, IL – 8/30/2017
Country Club Hills, IL – 8/30/2017
Gurnee, IL – 8/30/2017
Orland Park, IL – 8/30/2017
Philadelphia, PA – 8/302017
Chapel Hill, NC – 8/31/2017
Buffalo, NY – 8/31/2017
Coconut Creek, FL – 9/2/2017
Avondale, AZ – 9/7/2017
Mesa, AZ – 9/7/2017
Tempe, AZ – 9/7/2017
Moreno Valley, CA – 9/7/2017
Redlands, CA – 9/7/2017
Denver, CO – 9/7/2017
New Orleans, LA – 9/8/2017
Tampa, FL – 9/13/2017
Phoenix, AZ – 9/14/2017
San Antonio, TX – 9/14/2017
Winchester, VA – 9/16/2017
Los Angeles, CA – 9/18/2017
San Diego, CA – 9/18/2017

For more information on the film please visit: https://eastbaypunk.com/

About Green Day
Green Day is an American punk rock band composed of vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool. Formed in 1986, Green Day was originally part of the punk scene at the DIY 924 Gilman Street club in Berkeley, California. The band’s early releases were with the independent record label Lookout! Records. In 1994, its major label debut Dookie (released through Reprise Records) became a breakout success and eventually sold over 10 million copies in the United States. Green Day was widely credited with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States. Green Day’s follow up albums Insomniac (1995) and Nimrod (1997) each sold over two million albums and were certified Double Platinum, and Warning (2000) was certified Platinum. 2004 brought the band’s rock opera American Idiot which reignited the band’s popularity with a younger generation and sold over six million copies in the United States. Green Day is one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide. The group has won five Grammy Awards: Best Alternative Album for Dookie, Best Rock Album for American Idiot, Record of the Year for Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Best Rock Album for the second time for 21st Century Breakdown and Best Musical Show Album for American Idiot: The Original Broadway Cast Recording. In 2010, a stage adaptation of American Idiot debuted on Broadway. On April 18, 2015, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of the 2015 class in what was their first year of eligibility for induction. On October 16, 2015, Green Day released the documentary Heart Like A Hand Grenade, an unprecedented behind the scenes look at the writing and recording of their legendary album American Idiot.  Green Day’s 12th studio album Revolution Radio was released on October 7, 2016 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.  The band is currently on their Revolution Radio World Tour. www.greenday.com

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About Abramorama
Abramorama is the preeminent theatrical distributor of music films in the US today and recognized for the consistent high quality of its work on award winning feature films. An innovator in the focused, personalized form of film distribution and event cinema, Abramorama provides invaluable alternatives to filmmakers and content owners.  An industry leader in marketing and promotion, Abramorama continues to trail-blaze exciting new pathways for filmmakers to find their audience. Over the course of more than 15 years, Abramorama has successfully distributed and marketed hundreds of films, including Ron Howard’s Grammy award®-winning The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years; Amir Bar-Lev’s Long Strange Trip – The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead; Corbett Redford and Green Day’s Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk, John Scheinfeld’s Chasing Trane – The John Coltrane Documentary; Brett Bern’s BANG! The Bert Berns Story; Jill Campbell’s Mr. Chibbs; Tomer Heymann’s Mr. Gaga; Dawn Porter’s Trapped; Kim A. Snyder’s Newtown; Charles Ferguson’s Time To Choose; Asif Kapadia’s Senna; Neil Young’s Greendale; Cameron Crowe’s Pearl Jam Twenty; Sacha Gervasi’s Anvil! The Story Of Anvil; Banksy’s Academy Award®-nominated, Exit Through the Gift Shop; the surprise indie hit Awake: The Life of Yogananda; Laurie Anderson’s astonishing New York Times critics’ pick, Heart of a Dog, Showtime’s National Board of Review Winner Listen to Me Marlon and Draft House Releasing’s 2016 Documentary Academy Award®-Nominee and IDA Best Documentary Winner The Look of Silence. Abramorama is a founding partner of The Seventh Art Stand program, an act of cinematic solidarity against Islamophobia, that ran in more than 50 theaters across the United States in May of 2017.  For more information visit www.abramorama.com

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