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Netflix Sets Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan Doc for June, Plus Oscar-Qualifying Theatrical Run

Netflix Sets Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan Doc for June, Plus Oscar-Qualifying Theatrical Run

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese” finally has a release date. The documentary will premiere on Netflix on June 12 and will also receive a theatrical release beginning in Los Angeles and New York in order to qualify for awards. In addition, the streaming service has booked one-night-only “road show” screenings in 20 different cities on June 11.

Those cities are London, Paris, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Nashville, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Portland, Tulsa, Tempe, Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Bologna, Sydney, L.A., and New York.

Per its log line, the film “captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year” and is “part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream.”

The film marks the second collaboration between Dylan and Scorsese, the first being 2005’s “No Direction Home.” Though best known for dramas like “Taxi Driver,” “Goodfellas,

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