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Elvis Presley: The Searcher

This three-hour, two-film presentation Elvis Presley: The Searcher focuses on Elvis Presley the musical artist, taking the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions. Read More

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5 Things to Know About Elvis Presley: The Searcher

Director Thom Zimney shares his thoughts on where the artist ended and the legend began, and his favorite discovery making the documentary.

SXSW Elvis Presley Doc Panel

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The Searcher Seeks to Convey the “Realness” of Elvis Presley

A SXSW panel audience got a sneak peek at the two-part documentary Priscilla Presley hopes will serve as the “definitive” story of her late former husband.


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Director Thom Zimny offers an inside look at The Searcher in this behind-the-scenes video.

Elvis Presley The Searcher

“Shows Presley’s passion and control, his visceral drama, his mastery.”

— The New York Times


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