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Sun Ra’s Space Is The Place expanded edition released

Re-released for 40th anniversary with book and CD, an uncut version of the film and commentary

Sun Ra film Space Is The Place is being released in an expanded edition, bundled with a 125 page book and a CD. The DVD includes both the original cut of Space Is The Place and the uncut version, with commentary from the film’s producer Jim Newman, plus home movies by Sun Ra and the Arkestra. The 125-page book contains photos, essays and interviews, with Arkestra members Marshall Allen and Danny Thompson, Ray Johnson (who played The Overseer in the film), director John Coney and screenplay writer Josh Smith. The CD contains the soundtrack, plus two extra tracks.

The expanded version of Space Is The Place is being released to mark the film's 40th anniversary, crowdfunded by Harte Recordings via Pledge music. More details here, and view a gallery of images taken on location at the filming of Space Is The Place at this link.