Talking Heads’ ‘Stop Making Sense’ Celebrates 30 with Digital, Theatrical Release

Once Stop Making Sense, the highly regarded Talking Heads concert film, hits 30 years old this year, the band will celebrate by seeing the movie hit theaters again.

The rock act’s film, originally released in 1984, will get its first digital release, with an accompanying limited theater engagement across the country, Consequence of Sound reports.

Related: Listen to Talking Heads Perform Unreleased Song from 1976

Stop Making Sense will initially be released this month in 27 different cities — Chicago, New York and Los Angeles among the locations on the list. Shortly thereafter, on July 15, Palm Pictures, the original distributor of the flick, will release it in a digital format.

The Jonathan Demme-directed movie was originally released in April 1984, after being shot over three days at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood, California.

Upon its release, it won an award from the National Society of Film Critics for best documentary.



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