THE AL PURDY SONGBOOK HAS LANDED!
Borealis Records has released The Al Purdy Songbook as a stunning 3-disc set — a CD of the Songbook album, a DVD & Blu-ray of the Al Purdy Was Here, plus a 40-page booklet. The DVD and Blu-Ray are packed with special features. Here’s the link to purchase the set or download the album:
buy The Al Purdy Songbook
AL PURDY WAS HERE is available on iTunes Canada!
Since its award-winning premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Al Purdy Was Here has played over 70 theatrical dates, across Canada and in Latin America and the U.S. It has has been shown in four languages. Wherever it goes, Purdy is a crowd-pleaser and a critical favourite:
“Stunning” – Martin Knelman, Toronto Star
“Excellent! If you love Canadian culture, you must see Brian D. Johnson’s superb doc”
– Glen Summi, Now
“Wonderful” – Liz Braun, Toronto Sun
“The best documentary at TIFF . . . essential viewing” – Pat Mullen, POV
“Al Purdy Was Here finds poetry in cinema and cinema in poetry . . . I was entranced” – Sydney Levine, Indiewire