Showtime to Air Rare Prince Music Film, 'Sign O' the Times' - NECN

Showtime to Air Rare Prince Music Film, 'Sign O' the Times'

Directed by Prince himself, the film was created as an in-theater companion to his 1987 double album of the same name.

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Showtime to Air Rare Prince Music Film, 'Sign O' the Times'
    Vince Bucci / Getty Images
    The 84-minute film captures Prince at a critical period, just after he disbanded his band, The Revolution.

    A rare Prince music film, "Sign O' the Times," will air on Showtime beginning Sept. 16.

    Directed by Prince himself, the film was created as an in-theater companion to his 1987 double album of the same name. The movie features performances and other scenes shot mostly at his Minneapolis studio complex, Paisley Park, with some tour footage from concerts in the Netherlands and Belgium.

    The 84-minute film captures Prince at a critical period, just after he disbanded his band, The Revolution, but it didn't perform well in U.S. theaters and his vision of a true live concert documentary was dashed by poor sound quality.

    Some critics have hailed "Sign O' the Times" as one of the best concert films ever made.

    'Late Night’: A Statue of Jeff Goldblum Was Put Up in London

    [NATL] 'Late Night’: A Statue of Jeff Goldblum Was Put Up in London

    Jeff Goldblum talks to Seth Meyers about what it was like to find out that a statue of him was put up near the London Bridge in England.

    (Published 6 hours ago)