Metallica Announce the First Public Screening of 'Through the Never'

The special kick-off event happens prior to the 36th annual Mill Valley Film Festival.

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Metallica have announced the first public screening of their 3D film, "Through the Never," will take place at the historic Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael, California on Tuesday, September 17th, Hennemusic reports.

The special kick-off event happens prior to the 36th annual Mill Valley Film Festival.

"We'll all be on hand for a post screening interview and audience Q&A with the founder of the festival and Executive Director of the California Film Institute, Mark Fishkin," posted the band. "Join us to watch the film, hang out, and talk about 'Through the Never.'"

More info and tickets can be found at

"Through the Never" tells the story of a band crew member named Trip (played by Dane DeHaan) who is sent out on a mission during Metallica's live set in front of a sold-out arena: to meet a disabled truck and retrieve a particular item. However, the routine task turns into a surreal odyssey when Trip's van is hit by another vehicle, and he subsequently finds himself up against a death-dealing horseman. As Trip flees through desolate streets, he has only his wits to help him avoid the deadly horseman and deliver Metallica's cargo.

The movie will make its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, September 9 at 7:30 PM.

"Through The Never" will then debut in IMAX theatres across North America for a one-week engagement starting Friday, September 27, before it expands into additional theatres on October 4.

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    Is this going to be like SKOM and only play in the 3 big cities? Because that would be terrible.
    It's getting a worldwide release. I'm not that excited for the film, I am however curious about how good ol' Metallica sound like on an IMAX theather.
    I work at a theatre and we have the trailer playing in the IMAX theatre, definitely worth it even if the movie sucks
    Dr Unkillable82
    I Have A Feeling Its Gonna Be Like "Detroit Rock City" In A Way Cuz Of How Metallica Is The 2nd Band Besides Kiss That Made A Movie Around Them So I Think Its Gonna Be Pretty Interesting
    so the first screening in CA but its making its debut before that in Toronto? come on UG!