Following the huge success of the documentary series, “The Beatles: Get Back” on Disney+ over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Disney is going to be releasing the Beatles unforgettable concert that took place on the rooftop of Apple Corps’ Savile Row headquarters on January 30th, 1969, as a special 60-minute feature at an Exclusive IMAX Event Screening and Filmmaker Q&A on January 30th, 2022.
To celebrate the anniversary of the landmark performance, select IMAX theaters will host the screenings with a filmmaker Q&A and give away exclusive mini-posters.
The Q&A will be broadcast via satellite simultaneously to all connected IMAX locations.
The documentaries director/producer Peter Jackson said in a statement:
“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.”
Megan Colligan, president of IMAX Entertainment also said in a statement:
“Ever since Peter Jackson’s beautiful and illuminating docuseries debuted, we’ve heard non-stop from fans who want to experience its unforgettable rooftop performance in IMAX. We are so excited to partner with Disney to bring ‘Get Back’ to an entirely new stage and give Beatles fans everywhere a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch and hear their heroes in the unrivalled sight and sound of IMAX.”
The concert, which features in its entirety in Peter Jackson’s original docuseries “The Beatles: Get Back,” will be optimized for IMAX screens, digitally remastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR (Digital Remastering) technology.
Tickets for the Exclusive IMAX Event Screening and Filmmaker Q&A on January 30th, 2022, are currently on sale at: tickets.imax.com.
A global theatrical engagement of the 60-minute feature, “The Beatles: Get Back–The Rooftop Concert,” will then run from February 11th until the 13th, 2022.
The complete docuseries, “The Beatles: Get Back,” will also be available on Blu-ray and DVD in the U.S. on February 8th, 2022.
“The Beatles: Get Back” is currently streaming exclusively on Disney+.
It’s not been confirmed if the 60-minute version will also be released on Disney+ at a later date.
Will you be checking out the Rooftop Concert experience in IMAX cinemas?
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