'Super Duper Alice Cooper' Documentary: Theatrical Screenings Announced

The official Alice Cooper documentary, "Super Duper Alice Cooper", will premiere at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and will hit theaters nationwide beginning April 30. "Super Duper Alice Cooper" will officially premiere on April 17 and is presented by Banger Films, in association with Eagle Rock Entertainment, and distributed to theaters and venues by SpectiCast.

"Super Duper Alice Cooper" will screen in over 250 U.S. cinemas and venues following the premiere (see below for a full listing). A special pre-recorded "Keep Calm & Just Ask Alice" question-and-answer session and welcome from Alice will be included exclusively with each screening.

See below for a current list of U.S. theatrical and venue screenings, sorted by their original screening date. Several of the mentioned theaters and venues will show multiple screenings of "Super Duper Alice Cooper", so make sure to check your local listings for more information.

April 30:

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Fairfax, VA - Angelika Mosaic
Dallas, TX - Angelika Film Dallas
Plano, TX - Angelika Film Plano
San Diego, CA - Gaslamp 15
Honolulu, HI - Ward Stadium 16
Sacramento, CA - Tower Theatre
La Mesa, CA - Grossmont Center 10
Rohnert Park, CA - Rohnert Park 16
Bakersfield, CA - Valley Plaza 16
New York, NY - Village East
Manville, NJ - Manville 12-Plex
Murrieta, CA - Cal Oaks 17
Cleveland, OH - Capitol Theatre
Cleveland, OH - Shaker Square Cinemas
Pittsburgh, PA - Southside Works Cinema
Peoria, AZ - Arrowhead Fountains 18
Oklahoma City, OK - Bricktown 16
Chandler, AZ - Chandler Fashion 20
Moreno Valley, CA - Moreno Valley 16
Denver, CO - Northfield 18
Phoenix, AZ - Scottsdale 101
Arlington, MA - Regent Theatre
Claremont, CA - Claremont 5
North Hollywood, CA - NoHo 7
Pasadena, CA - Playhouse 7
Amherst, NY - The Screening Room Inc.
Chestnut Hill, MA - Showcase SuperLux
Millbury, MA - Blackstone Valley 14 Cinema de Lux
Dedham, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Legacy Place
Bridgeport, CT - Showcase Cinemas Bridgeport
White Plains, NY - City Center 15: Cinema De Lux
Whitestone, NY - College Point Multiplex Cinemas
Edgewater, NJ - Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas
Farmingdale, NY - Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas
Holtsville, NY - Island 16: Cinema De Lux
Lowell, MA - Showcase Cinemas Lowell
Foxboro, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Patriot Place
Providence, RI - Providence Place Cinemas 16
Springdale, OH - Springdale 18: Cinema De Lux
Warwick, RI - Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Randolph, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Randolph
Revere, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere
Elmsford, NY - Greenburgh Multiplex Cinemas
Yonkers, NY - Showcase Cinema de Lux Ridge Hill
Bonita Springs, FL - Prado Stadium 12

May 1:

San Francisco, CA - Balboa Theatre
Cincinnati, OH - Esquire Theatre
Columbus, OH - Gateway Film Center
Sparta, NJ - Digiplex Sparta
Mechanicsburg, PA - Digiplex Mechanicsburg
Camp Hill, PA - Digiplex Camp Hill
Williamsport, PA - Digiplex Williamsport
Bloomsburg, PA - Digiplex Bloomsburg
Selinsgrove, PA - Digiplex Selinsgrove
Reading, PA - Digiplex Fairgrounds
Solon, OH - Digiplex Solon Cinema 16
Surprise, AZ - Digiplex Surprise Pointe 14
Bloomfield, CT - Digiplex Bloomfield
Lisbon, CT - Digiplex Lisbon
Torrington, CT - Digiplex CINEROM Torrington
Temecula, CA - Digiplex Temecula Tower 10
Apple Valley, CA - Digiplex Apple Valley 14
Bonsall, CA - Digiplex River Village
Oceanside, CA - Digiplex Mission Marketplace 13
Poway, CA - Digiplex Poway 10
Westfield, NJ - Digiplex Rialto Westfield
San Rafael, CA - California Film Institute

May 2:

Phoenix, AZ - FilmBar

May 7:

Athens, OH - Athena Grand

May 13:

Tuscon, AZ - The Loft Cinema

May 19:

Bridgeport, CT - Bijou Theatre

"Super Duper Alice Cooper" is the twisted tale of a teenage Dr. Jekyll whose rock 'n' roll Mr. Hyde almost kills him. It is the story of Vincent Furnier, a preacher's son who struck fear into the hearts of parents as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre. From the advent of Alice as frontman for a group of Phoenix freaks in the '60s to the hazy decadence of celebrity in the '70s to his triumphant comeback as '80s glam metal godfather, we will watch as Alice and Vincent battle for each other's souls. Alice's story is told not only by the man himself, but through exclusive interviews with members of the original Alice Cooper band, Elton John, Iggy Pop, John Lydon and Dee Snider.

"Super Duper Alice Cooper" is the creation of Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn at Banger Films, producers of "Iron Maiden: Flight 666" (2009 SXSW Audience Choice Winner) and "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage" (2010 Grammy-nominated and Tribeca Audience Choice Winner), and much-lauded filmmaker Reginald Harkema, winner of the TIFF Special Jury Prize for his film "Monkey Warfare".

In a 2012 interview with Spinner.com, Dunn stated about the Cooper documentary: "We know Alice through various projects that we've done. We interviewed Alice for 'Headbanger's Journey'. He's also featured pretty prominently in two episodes of [the new groundbreaking documentary series] 'Metal Evolution', both in [the] Shock Rock and Early Metal U.S. [episodes]. He's a pretty fascinating character, who has been through a lot in his life. He's one of those musicians that maybe he hasn't had a hit in a long time, but everyone knows who Alice Cooper is because of his influence on pop culture and the big songs he had in the '70s.

"We're exploring a different stylist approach with this film. It won't be talking heads; it's going to be more of an archival and animated journey through his career.

"He's such a rich visual artist, it makes so much sense to try and do it in a different way.

"I think we're just a little bit sick of doing talking head interviews, to be honest [laughs], after doing 300 of them for 'Metal Evolution'. So it's really the story of Alice's career from the '60s right up to the '80s and everything he went through — the ups and the downs, battles with alcoholism, being raised in a Christian family, rebelling against that but then coming back to faith later in his career, and moving from town to town, and trying to find his place."

Alice Cooper's latest album, "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", sold 18,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 22 on The Billboard 200 chart. Cooper's previous CD, 2008's "Along Came A Spider", opened with just under 10,000 copies to land at No. 53.

Recorded with longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original multi-platinum "Welcome To My Nightmare" album in 1975, "Welcome 2 My Nightmare" picks up right where they left off, with Alice trapped in his own warped mind.



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