'The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone' Joins Cinema Line-up At Beacons Festival

Thu, 1 Aug 2013

+ Q&A with Director Shane Meadows

We are beyond excited to announce: Warp Films and Shane Meadows present THE STONE ROSES: MADE OF STONE as part of Cine Yorkshire at Beacons Music & Arts Festival (16 – 18 August)

Lauded by film critics & music fans alike; this revealing documentary journeys through the life of one of the most revered and influential bands in British music history. The screening will take place in our pop up cinema at Beacons’ magical Into The Woods Tent on Saturday 17 August from 7pm.

The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone is the final film to join Cine Yorkshire’s cinema programme at Beacons Festival this year. Guests already announced include director Clio Barnard (The Arbor) and actor / writers Alice Lowe + Steve Oram (Sightseers). The cinema programme also includes Rita, Sue & Bob Too, Nuts In May, A Field In England and a selection of innovative new films from Aesthetica Short Film Festival. The Into The Woods tent at Beacons will offer festival goers a spectrum of arts and intrigue, journeying through talks, cinema, film rescores and whisky tasting.

For the full Beacons Festival programme, including a brilliant music line-up and tickets, go to: http://www.greetingsfrombeacons.com/film-and-cinema/

Synopsis - THE STONE ROSES: MADE OF STONE 

In 2012, a resurrection no one thought possible took place when legendary band, The Stone Roses reformed after 16 years. With unprecedented access to previously unseen archive footage, MADE OF STONE is a revealing journey through the life of one of the most revered and influential bands in British music history.

Acclaimed film-maker Shane Meadows brings his unique directorial style, humour and emotional depth to the film, capturing the band at work and in their everyday lives as they rehearsed for their much-anticipated reunion, which culminated in three triumphant homecoming gigs at Manchester's Heaton Park in front of 220,000 adoring fans.

Incorporating never-seen-before material spanning the band’s musical history, the personal experiences of many of those touched by the band and their music, and unparalleled  access to the record-breaking sell-out concerts which took place in Summer 2012, this is the definitive record of the definitive band of the past 25 years.

Film4, Warp Films and Big Arty Productions present a Shane Meadows film THE STONE ROSES: MADE OF STONE.

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