Trailer for The Beatles in India

A new documentary about The Beatles’ historic 1968 trip to Rishikesh, India, to study Transcendental Meditation at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram retreat will get its virtual world premiere online on September 9, via Gathr Films’ Gathr at Home platform.

From director Paul Saltzman and Produced by David Lynch, narrated by Morgan Freeman. In the film, we are also visiting the ashram as it is now, in the company of Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn.

Also participating: Pattie Boyd, her sister Jenny Boyd, and the guy John Lennon wrote “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill” about, Richard A. Cooke III.

We are also promised a look at previously unpublished photos of The Beatles at the ashram.

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2 Responses

  1. Erik Klingenberg says:

    Wow, this looks very promising. Seeing as we donĀ“t get to go to Twickenham this year this film comes very handy!

  2. Albert says:

    I usually have misgivings about these films or DVDs that don’t involve Apple (those ‘Music Review’ type things). But there have been some good ones. Granada’s ‘It Was Twenty Years Ago Today’ from 1987 is a great documentary and deserves a full DVD restoration and release. This India film also looks interesting. A shame that Cynthia and Maureen can’t be on it for obvious reasons. But interviews with Jane Asher and Mia and Prudence Farrow would have been a major coup.

    And at least Disney’s ‘permission’ isn’t needed to release this film.

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