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Wednesday, December 12

New York Premiere!

The multimedia, filmed presentations in the lively and educational DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES series delve incisively into the history, creative process, and recording sessions of The Beatles.

In 1967, the Beatles embarked on an ambitious project, writing and directing a one-hour film, MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR. The music for that film is some of The Beatles’ psychedelic best. In DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES: Magical Mystery Tour, Mr. Freiman delves into the creative process behind “The Fool on the Hill,” “Blue Jay Way,” “I Am the Walrus,” as well as other songs from the album, including “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Penny Lane,” and “All You Need Is Love.”

Scott Freiman has produced 9 films in the DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES series, filmed at the Jacob Burns Film Center. He combines his love of the band with his experience as a composer, producer and engineer to deliver unique educational lectures, moving past the personalities of the four members to uncover the reasons why their music continues to be loved by millions.

USA     2018     98 mins    Abramorama


On the DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES documentary series:

“Wonderful…What Freiman, a jolly engaging fellow with an encyclopedic knowledge of his subject, has done is take all the various revelations that have been documented over the past 50 odd years of information essential and arcane, and packaged them in an ‘educational’ presentation…By ‘deconstructing’ Freiman uses slides, clips, audio to present a chronology of how day by day the Beatles went to Abbey Road recording studio and made these now classic albums.”
– Stephen Schaefer, Boston Herald