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Park City, Utah January 18th, 2012 – RADiUS-twc is proud to announce that it has acquired North American rights to the Sundance hit Twenty Feet From Stardom that celebrated its world premiere with an overwhelming standing ovation at last night’s Eccles screening. Produced by the beloved late A&M Records executive Gil Friesen whose dream was to tell this story about the unheralded back up singers to the world’s greatest industry legends, Twenty Feet From Stardom was directed by Grammy nominated Morgan Neville. The film is a celebration of the voices from the edge, which brought shape and style to the soundtracks of our lives. Neville follows half a dozen diverse and gifted back up singers from throughout music history, each of whom has a story to tell of life in the shadows of superstardom (Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Joe Cocker, Bette Midler to name just »


- MIKE FLEMING JR

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