Velvet Underground, The: Todd Haynes New Documentary–Preview (Cannes Film Fest 2021)

Todd Haynes directed The Velvet Underground, a documentary that follows the band The Velvet Underground.

The Velvet Underground
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Promotional release poster

It will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in July 2021.

In August 2017, Todd Haynes was hired to direct and produce a documentary film about The Velvet Underground.[3] Haynes received co-operation of the surviving members of the band including John Cale.

Interviews for the film were shot in 2018.

In October 2020, Apple TV+ acquired distribution rights to the film.


Directed by Todd Haynes
Produced by Haynes, Christine Vachon. Julie Goldman. Carolyn Hepburn, Christopher Clements, David Blackman

Cinematography Edward Lachman
Edited by Affonso Gonçalves, Adam Kurnitz

Production companies; PolyGram Entertainment; Verve Label Group; Killer Films
Motto Pictures

Distributed by Apple TV+

Release date: July 2021 (Cannes)