|Concert for George|
|Directed by||David Leland|
|Produced by||Ray Cooper|
|Music by||George Harrison (composer)|
Eric Clapton (musical director)
|Edited by||Claire Ferguson|
|Distributed by||Warner Home Vídeo|
|Box office||$70,000 |
Concert for George is a 2003 British documentary film directed by David Leland that covers the events of the Concert for George, a tribute concert for George Harrison held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 29 November 2002. A benefit for Harrison's Material World Charitable Foundation, the all-star concert took place on the day of the first anniversary of his death. Proceeds from the film also went to the Material World Charitable Foundation. The film was shot using discreet cameras from over twelve locations.
The film was released theatrically in Los Angeles, New York and other select locations on 3 October 2003, and was then released in the UK on 10 October. Following its release on DVD in November 2003, the film won the Best Long Form Video Grammy in 2005. One disc of the double DVD set is the theatrical version of Leland's film, while the other is the complete concert. The film was re-released on Blu-ray as a special two-disc set on 22 March 2012. At Metacritic, Concert for George received a score of 82 out of 100, based on ten reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".
|Australia (ARIA)||5× Platinum||75,000^|
|Canada (Music Canada)||3× Platinum||30,000^|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||Platinum||50,000^|
|United States (RIAA)||10× Platinum||1,000,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone