Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest

November 30, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Event Category: Music On Film
Admission: $12 // $8.75 Members

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In 2017 and 2018, Depeche Mode embarked on their Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than three million fans at 115 shows across the globe. This visually striking new film, directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn, captures the energy and spectacle of the band’s performance from the tour along with a deeper look into how their music and shows have been woven into the fabric of their fans’ lives.

Through the deeply emotional stories of six special Depeche Mode fans, the film shows not only how and why the band’s popularity and relevance has continued to grow over the course of their career, but provides a unique look into music’s incredible power to build communities, enable people to overcome adversity and create connections across the boundaries of language, location, gender, age and circumstance.

Artfully shot and expertly edited, “Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest” goes beyond the typical concert film, weaving together exhilarating musical performances, filmed at the final shows of the Global Spirit Tour in Berlin’s famed Waldbühne (“Forest Stage”), with intimate documentary footage filmed in fans’ hometowns across the globe.

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