11 Sep 17
Legendary musican talks about the making of the documentary film and more. ERIC CLAPTON: LIFE IN 12 BARS premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 10. On September 11, Eric Clapton and director Lili Fini Zanuck took part in a morning press conference about the documentary. Watch it here:
On the weekend, SHOWTIME released the full-length trailer for the film. Following the TIFF festival, the film will make its world television debut exclusively on SHOWTIME on Saturday, February 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The documentary will also be screened at the13th annual Camden International Film Festival in at the Camden Opera House in Camden, Maine on September 15 at 8:30PM. Details here.
The documentary features extensive interviews with Clapton himself, along with his family, friends, musical collaborators, contemporaries and heroes – including late music icons B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and George Harrison. Incorporating exclusive access to Clapton’s extensive personal archive, audiences will see the sheer raw talent and ambition that was blighted by personal tragedy, sacrifice and addiction. ERIC CLAPTON: LIFE IN 12 BARS is directed by Lili Fini Zanuck. Scooter Weintraub, Larry Yelen and Passion Pictures’ John Battsek are amongst the producers. Chris King serves as editor.
The guitarist performed in New York City last week. Eric Clapton’s final concerts for 2017 happen in Los Angeles on September 13, 15, 16 and 18. Tickets from Ticketmaster.