New Haven Filmmaker Gives a Sneak Peek into “Danny Says: A Documentary on the life and timeos Danny Fields”


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) A New Haven filmmaker Brendan Toller’s second feature documentary is hitting the screens across the US and in New Haven. On September 30th, Magnolia Pictures is releasing “Danny Says” a documentary on the life and times of Danny Fields.

“Danny Fields is the ultimate rock and roll mover and shaker of the 1960’s and 1970’s,” said Toller. Fields helped discover bands such as the Ramones, Iggy Pop, and worked on the fame of The Doors, and even Jim Morrison. Danny Fields was the American editor who published John Lennon’s “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus” quote.

New Haven Bow Tie Cinemas will run “Danny Says” starting September 30th. Director Brendan Toller will be in attendance at the 7:30PM screening on Saturday October 1st. The film will also be available on-demand, Amazon, iTunes and more.

Brendan Toller is a New Haven and New York based filmmaker. Toller’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and more. Toller has received grants from New York State Council of the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts and the Hampshire Seed Fund.

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