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Weinsteins to Release '12-12-12,' Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert Doc, in November

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood October 1, 2013 at 1:48PM

The Weinstein Company will release their Hurricane Sandy benefit concert documentary, “12-12-12,” in New York and Los Angeles on November 1. The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look at the show, which took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012.
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Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springstein perform at "12-12-12"
Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springstein perform at "12-12-12"

The Weinstein Company will release their Hurricane Sandy benefit concert documentary, “12-12-12,” in New York and Los Angeles on November 1. The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look at the show, which took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012. 

The concert, which helped to raise over $50 million in one night for the Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund, featured performances by big names like Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovie, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder, Chris Martin, Michael Stipe, Adam Sandler, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Kanye West and included involvement from  Billy Crystal, Susan Sarandon, Kristen Stewart, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Steve Buscemi, Chris Rock, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino, and Christoph Waltz.

The doc recently held its world premiere at TIFF, and was  nominated for a Primetime Emmy.

 All box office profits from the documentary’s theatrical run will go to the Robin Hood Sandy Relief Fund which supports organizations helping victims in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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