DEPECHE MODE DOCUMENTARY ‘SPIRITS IN THE FOREST’ NOW AVAILABLE ON PRIME VIDEO
FEATURING EMOTIONAL STORIES HIGHLIGHTING THE UNIVERSAL POWER OF MUSIC, INTERWOVEN WITH PERFORMANCES FROM THE BAND’S RECORD-BREAKING 2017/2018 GLOBAL SPIRIT TOUR, THE FILM WAS ORIGINALLY RELEASED TO NEARLY 3,000 SCREENS IN OVER 75 COUNTRIES
“SPIRITS in the Forest, turns the concert film genre on its ear…. meticulously crafted” – Forbes
Depeche Mode, along with Sony Music Entertainment and BBH Entertainment, are excited to announce that their critically acclaimed feature-length documentary and concert film, Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest, is now available for streaming on Prime Video. Described by Forbes as “the new gold standard for concert films”, Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest is available on Prime Video, iTunes and Vimeo. Purchase here, or watch the trailer here.
Directed by award-winning filmmaker and long-time artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn, the release of Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest follows the band’s 2017/2018 Global Spirit Tour, which saw them play to over 3 million fans at 115 shows around the world. The film’s theatrical release was an immediate hit, seen by over 220,000 people in nearly 80 countries. On its opening night at the global box office, the film landed in the No. 2 spot in Germany, Italy and the U.K. and No. 3 in Mexico. One of the strongest performing event cinemas of 2019, Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest global box office receipts totaled $4.5million.
Diving into the deeply emotional stories of six special Depeche Mode fans, the film weaves together exhilarating musical performances filmed at the final shows of the tour at Berlin’s famed Waldbühne (“Forest Stage”) with intimate documentary footage filmed in the fans’ hometowns across the globe. It 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. Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest is not just a celebration of music but rather a celebration of humanity and the connections we feel to the music that moves us.
For more information, please visit spiritsintheforest.com
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