Jay Reatard Documentary To Get First Theatrical Release

    Better Than Something, a documentary that was shot right before Jay Reatard’s untimely and unfortunate death in 2010, has been a festival hit in the last year, being screened at a bunch of fests. The film is about to reach a wider, non-festival audience, however: The film has been announced for a national release, hitting theaters in Memphis, Brooklyn, Seattle, Portland, and other places in between. Here are the locations and the dates, along with the trailer:

    • 03.02 – 03.08 Brooklyn, NY: Nitehawk Cinema
    • 03.02 – 03.08 Memphis, TN: Malco Studio on the Square
    • 03.02 – 03.08 Seattle, WA: Grand Illusion Cinema
    • 03.02 – 03.08 Portland, OR: Clinton Street Theater
    • 03.03 – 03.05 Phoenix, AZ: FilmBar
    • 03.08 – 03.11 Los Angeles, CA: Egyptian Theatre at the American Cinematheque
    • 03.09- 03.10 Bellingham, WA: Pickford Film Center
    • 03.15 Columbus, OH: Wexner Center for the Arts
    • 03.26 Austin, TX: Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
    • 04.11 – 04.12 San Francisco, CA: Roxie Theater