Springsteen heads to film fest for 'Darkness' doc

TORONTO (AP) - August 24, 2010

"The Promise: The Making of `Darkness on the Edge of Town"' by director Thom Zimny premieres Sept. 14 at the festival.

The film includes new interviews of Springsteen and the E Street Band, along with footage of home rehearsals and recording sessions shot from 1976-78.

At the festival, Springsteen also will participate in a discussion moderated by actor Edward Norton about the documentary and the relationship between his music and American filmmaking.

The Toronto festival, one of the world's biggest film showcases, runs Sept. 9-19.

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