Concert for George
Opens on November 29
Director: David Leland Run Time: 146 min. Release Year: 2003
Starring: Anoushka Shankar, Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Ravi Shankar, Tom Petty
As a memorial to George Harrison on the first anniversary of his passing, The Concert for George was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 29 November 2002 . Organized by Harrison’s widow, Olivia, and son, Dhani, and arranged under the musical direction of Eric Clapton and Jeff Lynne. A benefit for Harrison’s Material World Charitable Foundation, the all-star concert took place on the day of the first anniversary of his death. Proceeds from the film also went to the Material World Charitable Foundation. The film was shot using discreet cameras from over twelve locations.