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Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories from the Edge
Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories from the Edge

Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories from the Edge   


Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories From the Edge chronicles the last 50 years of American music, politics and popular culture through the story of the magazine that understood rock ‘n’ roll was more than music – it was a cultural force that re-shaped America. 

Drawing on previously unheard recordings provided by some of Rolling Stone’s greatest writers, as well as original interviews, rare photos and footage, the series is an inside look at how Rolling Stone helped shape the zeitgeist and has endured for a half-century.

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief) and Emmy®-winner Blair Foster (Sinatra: All or Nothing at All), the voice of Rolling Stone is narrated by Jeff Daniels (The Martian, The Newsroom).



“Does an astounding job of balancing performance footage from artists like John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen and Chance The Rapper, while also intertwining interviews and clippings of articles from the magazine” - WASHINGTON SQUARE NEWS

“Presents a finely constructed history of Rolling Stone, doing an extraordinary job of depicting the obstacles that the magazine has faced while nonetheless celebrating its immense cultural significance” - WASHINGTON SQUARE NEWS

“A consistent reminder of what an accomplishment a little rock ‘n’ roll newspaper turned out to be” - DECIDER

“Supplies enough new information, even for those that lived through it all” - DECIDER

“A gripping, transportive work of pop history” - APP

“Gibney and Foster also draw on a wealth of archival materials…  to weave a cultural history that feels vital and comprehensive” - APP

“Watching Gibney and Foster's film feels like flipping through a living, breathing stack of every Rolling Stone issue ever published” - APP

Genre: Non-Fiction

Sub Genre: Arts & Culture, True Story, News & Current Affairs, Music, Entertainment, Documentary

Year of Production: 2016 & 2017

Running Time: 6 x one hour

Available in HD: Yes

Country: USA

Production Company:A Jigsaw Production; in production with Nevision Limited in association with Rolling Stone Productions.