NEWS: OPENING DAY ANNOUNCEMENT - "12-12-12" OPENS IN NY AND LA NOV. 15

October 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment

12-12-12

Release Date: Friday, November 15, 2013 in New York and Los Angeles

Distributor: The Weinstein Company

Directed by: Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening

Produced by: Meghan O'Hara

Executive Produced by: Paul McCartney and Scott Roger

Special Thanks: Victoria Parker, Harvey Weinstein, James Dolan, John Sykes, David Saltzman

Special Thanks to the Performing Artists: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Roger Waters, Eddie Vedder, Chris Martin, Michael Stipe, Adam Sandler, Eric Clapton, Jon Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones, The Who and Kanye West

Editor: Ben Gold

Running time: 105 minutes

Sound: Tom Efinger

Synopsis: On December 12, 2012, some of entertainment’s most iconic names came together at Madison Square Garden for a historic concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy. “12-12-12” captures the unprecedented gathering of talent who turned up on stage and behind the scenes to raise over $50 million in one night for the Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund to support organizations helping victims in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The evening’s Emmy Award-nominated telecast included performances by some of the music industry’s legenary acts: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Roger Waters, Eddie Vedder, Chris Martin, Michael Stipe, Adam Sandler, Eric Clapton, Jon Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Kanye West and included involvement from entertainment and media elite such as Billy Crystal, Susan Sarandon, Paul Shaffer, Brian Williams, Kristen Stewart, Jon Stewart, Chelsea Clinton, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Sean Combs, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi, Chris Rock, Seth Meyers, Jake Gyllenhaal, Blake Lively, Katie Holmes, Jason Sudekis, Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino, and Christoph Waltz on this historic night.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/121212concert

Twitter: @121212Concert

 

About the Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund: Founded in 1988, Robin Hood is New York’s largest poverty-fighting organization, and has focused on finding, funding and creating programs and schools that generate meaningful results for families in New York’s poorest neighborhoods.   The Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund has granted over $71 million to organizations throughout New York’s tri-state region that help individuals and families recover from the devastating effects of the storm.  In addition, Robin Hood’s board of directors pays all administrative, fundraising and evaluation costs, so 100% of your donation goes directly to organizations helping victims of Hurricane Sandy rebuild their lives.


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