May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

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May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers


Tuesday Sep 12 07:30 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio. USA. 2017. Documentary. 104 mins.

May It Last screens for one night only across the nation! Judd Apatow—yes, the guy who made Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin—and Michael Bonfiglio followed acclaimed North Carolina folk-rock band The Avett Brothers, as they recorded their 2016 hit album True Sadness. Filmed over more than two years, May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers is a deeply intimate, revealing look at the Grammy Award-nominated North Carolina band fronted by Seth and Scott Avett. It charts the Avett Brothers' decade-and-a-half rise, while chronicling their 2016 collaboration with famed producer Rick Rubin on True Sadness. Using the recording process as a backdrop, the film depicts a lifelong creative partnership put to the test as band members undergo marriage, divorce, parenthood, illness, and the challenges of the music business. More than just a concert documentary, the film is a meditation on family, love, and the passage of time.


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