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Explore Bob Dylan's "Born Again" Era In New Film, Book and Box Set
This fall, a few new gems will be unearthed for fans of Bob Dylan's deep catalog.
The New York Film Festival will premiere a Dylan concert film featuring performances from the GRAMMY-winners late 1979-1981 "born again" era. The film, directed by Jennifer Lebeau, is entitled Trouble No More, and includes performances from Toronto and Buffalo at the tail end of Dylan's 1979-'80 tour, as well as select sermons read by actor Michael Shannon and written by writer/critic Luc Sante, according to Pitchfork. The New York Film Festival runs from Sept. 28 to Oct. 15.
Dylan's "born again" era is also the subject of a new book by Dylan biographer Clinton Heylin. Trouble In Mind: Bob Dylan's Gospel Years – What Really Happened breaks down the three albums during this period: Slow Train Coming, Saved, and Shot Of Love. Heylin's latest delve into Dylan's career a hits shelves Nov. 14, and will coincide with the release of a new Sony Bootleg box set, also due out in November.