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Sundance 2013: Gravitas Ventures Acquires Dave Grohl's 'Sound City'

The documentary is set to premiere at the MARC on Jan. 18.

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Dave Grohl in "Sound City"

Gravitas Ventures has acquired worldwide video-on-demand rights to the documentary Sound City for an undisclosed price, the company announced on Tuesday.

From Dave Grohl, who formed the Foo Fighters in 1995, the documentary is a plea to resurrect the human touch behind the creation of music. It focuses on recording studio Sound City and reminisces about analog recording in an increasingly digital world.

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The film will bow on various VOD services in a total of 100 countries on Feb. 1. It will get a simultaneous theatrical release in North America from Variance Films. 

Sound City will premiere at the MARC on Jan. 18 as part of Sundance's documentary premieres category.

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