ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND

THURS. NOV. 21, 2019  at GALAXY .   1 PM & 4 PM

The film was inspired by Robertson’s 2016 memoir, “Testimony,” and it tells the moving story of Robertson’s personal journey as he overcame adversity and found camaraderie alongside the four other men who would become his brothers in music, and who together made their mark on music history. ONCE WERE BROTHERS  was the opening, gala film at the Toronto International Festival 2019; the first time a documentary was used as the opening movie. Archival footage, recordings and interviews with well-known personalities, Bob Dylan, Martin Scorsece, provide an entertaining overview of his career with The Band.
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Director: Daniel Rohen
Canada, 110 minutes