STARZ ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE U.S. TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "THE ROLLING STONES OLÉ! OLÉ! OLÉ!: A TRIP ACROSS LATIN AMERICA" DOCUMENTARY AND HISTORIC CUBAN CONCERT "HAVANA MOON"
Beverly Hills, Calif., December 21, 2016 - Starz announced today that STARZ will exclusively debut the U.S. television premiere of the tour documentary The Rolling Stones Olé! Olé! Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 9 PM ET/PT and the historic concert documentary Havana Moon on Sunday, January 22 at 9 PM ET/PT. Both documentaries will also be available for download and streaming via the STARZ app beginning January 15, 2017.
The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America documentary is an intimate insight into the world of the Rolling Stones while following their tour in early 2016 through 10 Latin American cities, combining electrifying live performances from across the tour as well as their historic tour finale in Havana, Cuba. The documentary gives an inside look at the interworking of the creation of the historic Cuba show, through interviews with the tour promoter, management, production and logistics managers, and the band members themselves.
Havana Moon features the full Havana concert, which marked the end of their tour and the first time a foreign rock band has ever played Cuba. Fans will see Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood mesmerize generations of fans with performances of classic hits including "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll," "Wild Horses," "Honky Tonk Women," "Sympathy For The Devil," "Paint It Black" and "Miss You."
Filmed during February and March 2016 of the Stones' tour, The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America is directed by Paul Dugdale ("Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall," One Direction: Where We Are - The Concert Film, "Coldplay: Ghost Stories"), produced by Sam Bridger ("Shirley Bassey at the BBC," "Psychedelic Britannia," The Rolling Stones: Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live) and JA Digital in co-production with Eagle Rock Films for Eagle Rock Entertainment and Promotone.
Prior to its STARZ television debut on the premium network, the film recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
For $8.99 per month with a 7-day free trial for new subscribers, fans will have the opportunity to go behind the scenes with the Stones anytime they'd like with instant access to The Rolling Stones Olé! Olé! Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America on the STARZ app. In addition, they'll also receive instant access to more than 3,600 selections available via the app each month, including the Rolling Stones' Sympathy for the Devil and The Rolling Stones: Rock and Roll Circus as well as STARZ hit series ranging from "Power," "Outlander" and the upcoming "American Gods;" to Hollywood hits and popular movies. STARZ subscribers from participating cable, satellite and telco partners can also authenticate and view STARZ content in the app including every episode of every season of the best of STARZ's original programming, as well as the biggest, most extensive movie library of all the premium subscription networks in the U.S.*
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In December 2016, the STARZ app was named by Apple as one of Apple TV's "10 Best Apps of the Year," and has consistently ranked in the Top 10 Entertainment Top Grossing category on iTunes since its launch in April 2016.
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