‘The Velvet Underground': Todd Haynes Pays Tribute to the Iconic Band in First Trailer (Video)

‘The Velvet Underground': Todd Haynes Pays Tribute to the Iconic Band in First Trailer (Video)
After a 30-year career in filmmaking, “Far From Heaven” director Todd Haynes is making his documentary debut with “The Velvet Underground,” a look back at the legendary New York rock band that influenced musicians for decades as well as Haynes himself.

Back in 1998, Haynes won over attendees at Cannes with “Velvet Goldmine,” a rock drama inspired by rock and glam musicians of the 70s, including Lou Reed. In “The Velvet Underground,” archival interviews of Reed, who died in 2013, are among the voices we hear looking back on the experimental art scene growing in New York five decades ago, led by the famous Andy Warhol.

It was Warhol who managed the Velvet Underground, producing albums that were not commercially successful but became cult hits that would become known as some of the best ever recorded. The documentary includes interviews from surviving members John Cale and Moe Tucker, as well as those
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