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Jay Z’s ‘Made in America’ Heads to Showtime (Video)

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Jay Z‘s upcoming documentary “Made in America” has been acquired by Showtime. The film, directed by Ron Howard, will chronicle the 2012 two-day music festival of the same name in Philadelphia.

“As soon as we saw this film we knew it was a perfect fit for Showtime,” Showtime’s entertainment president David Nevins said in a statement. “Ron Howard and Jay Z have crafted an inspirational portrayal of American resilience, drive and creativity, interwoven with an incredible showcase of musical talent. We are proud to bring Made in America to Showtime where it joins our impressive roster of provocative and compelling documentaries helmed by award-winning filmmakers.”

The documentary will include interviews with musicians such as Pearl Jam, Run DMC, Skrillex and Kanye West.

“Made in America” will make it’s premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7. It will debut on Showtime on October 11.

Watch a trailer for “Made in America” below.