Jay Z, Ron Howard 'Made In America' documentary to air on Showtime
Jay Z has had a busy summer: A platinum album, a sold-out tour, and a new video with Justin Timberlake for “Holy Grail.” But, while fans gear up for the second year of his Budweiser Made In American Festival on Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway this weekend, the rapper scored yet another win as Showtime announced plans to debut the documentary about the Jay Z-curated festival on October 11th at 9 p.m. ET.
The film, directed by Ron Howard, chronicles the inaugural two-day music fest and will make its first appearance at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 7. Produced by Jay Z and Ron Howard, the documentary will feature live performances and interviews with Kanye West, Odd Future, Janelle Monáe, Jill Scott, Run-DMC, Passion Pit, Pearl Jam, and more from the 2012 festival.
Watch the trailer for the film below:
This year’s festival will feature performances from Beyoncé, Nine Inch Nails, Kendrick Lamar , Phoenix, Miguel, Queens of the Stone Age, A$AP Rocky, Wavves, Solange, Public Enemy, the Gaslight Anthem, AlunaGeorge, 2 Chainz, HAIM, Wiz Khalifa, Jesse Rose, Cloud Nothings, Empire of the Sun, the Underacheivers, Diarrhea Planet, and more.
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