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Tuesday, Andy Summers joined Roger and Michael, of the NBC Sports show Men in Blazers, in their Panic Room to discuss the new film of his life, "Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police."
03.24.2015 Andy Discusses New Film On AOL Build
On Thursday, March 19th, Andy Summers visited AOL Build, Joe Levy and Andy discuss the history of The Police and the events that led up to the documentary, before fielding questions from the AOL staffers.
“Must-See” documentary based on Andy Summers’ memoir ‘One Train Later’
Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police the documentary based on Andy Summers’ acclaimed memoir, One Train Later, produced by the Yari Film Group will be making a tour of US theatres starting March 20, 2015. The feature-length film, which is being distributed by Cinema Libre Studio, features Summers, Sting and Stewart Copeland, and tells of the band’s meteoric rise, headline-grabbing break-up, and reunion twenty years later, through rare archival footage and Summers’ personal collection of photographs. Fans are already lining up to see the film when it premieres on March 20, 2015 in New York City at Village East Cinema and AMC Empire 25 followed by a Los Angeles opening starting April 3, 2015 at Laemmle’s Royal and Pasadena Playhouse as well as the AMC Rolling Hills (Torrance) with a platform release to follow including San Francisco, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Palm Springs, Chicago and Boston.
Directed and edited by Andy Grieve, who recently edited The Armstrong Lie and We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, the film tells of Summers’ musical journey from his early days in the London music scene to his chance encounter with drummer Copeland and bassist Sting and the formation of the neo-punk trio, The Police in 1977. From struggling musician to international ‘Rock God’ in two years, Summers’ camera captured the rollercoaster ride to fame and the Faustian trade-off between unprecedented success in the MTV era with love and creative freedom. The film starts as Summers’ prepares for the band’s highly anticipated 2007 reunion tour, recalling the 1983 Shea Stadium concert the marked the end.
On Friday, Andy also visited the Wall Street Journal offices to celebrate the opening day of Can’t Stand Losing You with an interview for the show, Lunch Break with Tanya Rivera.
Friday March 20th, Guitarist Andy Summers sat in with The Roots, the in-house band for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Friday’s episode included guests Jeremy Piven and Ariana Grande.
Opening this Friday, March 20 in NYC is Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police. Based on the acclaimed memoir 'One Train Later' by rock guitarist Andy Summers, the film follows Summers' journey from his early days in the psychedelic ‘60s music scene, when he played with The Animals, to chance encounters with drummer Stewart Copeland and bassist Sting, which led to the formation of The Police.
During the band’s phenomenal rise and its dissolution at the height of their popularity in the mid-80s, Summers captured history with his candid photographs.
Utilizing rare archival footage and insights from the guitarist’s side of the stage, Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police brings together past and present as the band members reunite, more than two decades later, for a global reunion tour in 2007.
Directed and edited by Andy Grieve with concert footage directed by Lauren Lazin.
Starts Friday 3/20 at
City Cinema’s Village East Cinema (181-189 2nd Ave. @ 12th St)
SHOWS: 11:00AM / 1:10 PM / 3:15 PM / 5:20 PM / 7:25* PM / 10:05 PM
*Q&As following Fri. (3/20) show with Andy Summers and Sat. (3/21) with director Andy Grieve.
AMC Empire 25 (234 West 42nd Street)
SHOWS: 10:00AM | 12:20PM | 2:40PM | 5:00PM | 7:20PM* | 9:40PM
*Q&As following Sat. (3/21) show with Andy Summers<br>
Also opening in LA, San Francisco, Denver, Seattle and more: http://cinemalibrestudio.com/cant-stand-losing-you/theaters/
Opening in New York – 3/20/2015
Village East Cinema
181-189 2nd Ave. @ 12th St.
New York, NY, 10003
AMC Empire 25
234 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
Opening in Los Angeles – 4/03/2015
11523 Santa Monica Blvd.
West L.A., CA 90025
LAEMMLE’S PLAYHOUSE 7
673 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Stay tuned for the upcoming release of Andy’s film, Can’t Stand Losing. Based on the memoir One Train Later by guitarist Andy Summers, Can’t Stand Losing You tells of the rise of The Police. From chance encounters with Copeland and Sting, through the band’s break up, Summers shares photos and memories as they prepare for their long-anticipated 2007 Reunion Tour. Coming to theaters starting March 20th.
While the world's eyes have been focused on Brazil and the World Cup festivities, a group of equally spectacular athletes have been winding their way through the hills and valleys of the UK and France. The Tour de France is now in its final stages, with over 1800 miles completed.
In honor of the last days of this epic event, from now until August 1st, you can pick up these stylish cycling jerseys with designs inspired by some of The Police's most celebrated songs for 25% off.