A Celebration of Bruce Springsteen’s The River



The Friends of the Bruce Springsteen Special Collection, along with Monmouth University and Backstreets.com are pleased to invite you to a special event to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the release of The River and the forthcoming release of The Ties That Bind: The River Collection Boxset.

A Celebration of Bruce Springsteen’s The RiverThe Ties That Bind Preview Screening will take place at Monmouth University’s state-of-the-art Pollak Theatre in West Long Branch, NJ on November 17th.

The event will include a special guest appearance by Grammy- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny, as well as a big-screen preview presentation of Zimny’s new documentary The Ties That Bind, which focuses on the making of Bruce Springsteen’s fifth album, The River.  The film contains rare photos and period concert footage, as well as commentary and solo acoustic guitar performances from Bruce.  As an added bonus, Thom will also present a special one hour big-screen preview cut of the new Zimny-edited concert film Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: The River Tour, Tempe 1980.  Both films will be included in the forthcoming box-set The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, which will be released worldwide on December 4th, 2015.

A Celebration of Bruce Springsteen’s The RiverThe Ties That Bind Preview Screening will mark the New Jersey premiere of New Jersey native Thom Zimny’s Ties That Bind documentary, as well as a unique extended preview of the Zimny-edited Tempe 1980 film.

Tickets are $15 and go on sale on Wednesday, November 4 at 10:00 am

You can purchase tickets by going to the Pollak Theatre box office, telephoning 732-263-6889 or by visiting this website…www.monmouth.edu/arts.

All proceeds will benefit The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection at Monmouth University.