SXSW FILM – ‘WE ARE THE THOUSAND’ ON FOO FIGHTERS FANS TURNED ROCK BAND TO HAVE WORLD PREMIERE AT SXSW FILM 2020 IN 24 BEATS PER SECOND SECTION

Synopsis
We Are The Thousand takes you backstage with the Rockin’ 1000. A thousand musicians gathering together with one goal: to convince the Foo Fighters to perform in their small Italian town. That was the beginning of an adventure that created the largest band of rockers on earth. Jump into the whirlwind global events that created a viral video sensation that pushed fandom to new heights – and launched the “biggest rock band on earth.”

Background
We Are The Thousand tells the incredible true story behind the making of the video that reached 52 million views and the events that came next. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JozAmXo2bDE

Directed by Anita Rivaroli

Screenings of ‘We Are The Thousand’ at SXSW Film 2020:

Friday, March 13 at 9:00 pm
Alamo Ritz
Director Anita Rivaroli and producer Simone Catania in-person for Q&A following the screening.

Monday, March 16 at 8:00 pm and 8:30 pm
Violet Crown Cinema
Director Anita Rivaroli and producer Simone Catania in-person for Q&A following the screening.

Thursday, March 19 at 12:00 pm
Paramount Theatre
Director Anita Rivaroli and producer Simone Catania in-person for Q&A following the screening.

SXSW Page:https://schedule.sxsw.com/2020/films/2023282

Credits:
Director: Anita Rivaroli
Producer: Simone Catania, Charlotte Uzu
Executive Producer: Francesca Portalupi
Screenwriter: Anita Rivaroli
Cinematographer: Pasquale Remia
Editor: Roberto di Tanna
Sound Designer: Antonio Giannantonio
Music: Giorgio Giampà

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