Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers will be released theatrically on October 20 (Tom’s birthday) for a one-night global celebration, with encore screenings in select cinemas on October 21. YouTube Originals will then make the film available worldwide for free in full 4K resolution on Tom Petty’s YouTube Channel later this year. You can view a trailer for the documentary - here.
Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers captures the period of 1993-1995, when Tom worked with legendary producer Rick Rubin for the first time. The 89-minute documentary was directed by award-winning filmmaker Mary Wharton and first debuted in March as an Official SXSW 2021 Selection, winning the festival's Audience Award. The film went on to win Best Documentary Film at the Boulder Film Festival and received widespread critical acclaim throughout the film festival season.
Tickets are on sale now at TomPettyFilm.com.
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