Dave Stewart in tune with docs

Musician signs with Cinedigm on film series

Cinedigm Entertainment Group,has signed rock icon Dave Stewart to bring a series of documentary films to movie theatres in a recurring time slot.

Produced by Stewart’s Weapons of Mass Entertainment, the films will be released under the “Dave Stewart Presents …” title. The series will feature Stewart and a variety of musical guests from all backgrounds

“Having made a number of music documentaries and videos over the last 12 months with such greats at Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Stevie Nicks and others has really whet my appetite for capturing and putting amazing songwriting collaborations on cinema screens,” Stewart said.

Cinedigm said the series will be the first of recurring alternative programming distributed into theatres via its digital cinema model – touted as enabling movie theatre to be programmed like a cable channel.

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