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Jay Z documentary picked up by Showtime

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Jay Z documentary picked up by showtime

Jay Z's Made in America Festival documentary has been picked up by US network Showtime.

The film, directed by Ron Howard, will debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on 7 September ('13), and air on Showtime in America on 11 October ('13).

Jay Z, real name Shawn Corey Carter, who curated and headlined the festival, also served as a producer on the film, along with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.

A statement from Showtime’s entertainment president David Nevins, reads, "Ron Howard and Jay Z have crafted an inspirational portrayal of American resilience, drive and creativity, interwoven with an incredible showcase of musical talent."

Throughout the documentary viewers will feast their eyes on performances and interviews by Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Janelle Monae and Run-DMC, taking the spotlight for the first time in 11 years.

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