Prince died at the age of 57 yesterday. To remember the Purple One, AMC Theatres will be screening his 1984 film Purple Rain for a limited time. Starting tomorrow, the movie will be shown at 87 theaters, the screenings will run through April 28. Find a full list of participating theaters here. Albert Magnoli, who directed, wrote, and edited the film, released a statement on Prince’s death on his website. Find it below.
Here’s Magnoli’s statement:
The news of Prince’s sudden and unexpected passing is very difficult to process. He was my creative partner and friend. We shared tremendous times together during and after the making of Purple Rain. I know his fans are devastated. I know his music meant so very much to so many people. He was a good man, complicated and diligent, and like men of his caliber, he always demanded from himself and others the very best. Travel well, friend, wherever your next journey takes you.