KCRW Partner Screening: 'The Return of Tanya Tucker - Featuring Brandi Carlile'

Tanya Tucker and Brand Carlile in "The Return of Tanya Tucker" Photo courtesy of Sony Picture Classics

Film Independent Presents in partnership with KCRW and Sony Pictures Classics invite you to an advance screening of the upcoming documentary, "The Return of Tanya Tucker" followed by an in-person conversation with writer/director Kathlyn Horan moderated by Film Independent President Josh Welsh.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 12th

TIME:  7:30 P.M. 

WHERE: AMC The Grove
189 The Grove Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Ticketing: Guests must RSVP to attend. Admission is free. Guests will be admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis at the event. Complete the RSVP form below.

Covid Policy: All attendees must wear a mask upon entering and remaining within the venue. The mask must cover the nose, mouth and chin.


Trailblazing, hell-raising country music legend Tanya Tucker defied the standards of how a woman in country music was supposed to behave. Decades after Tanya slipped from the spotlight, rising Americana music star Brandi Carlile takes it upon herself to write an entire album for her hero based on Tanya’s extraordinary life, spurring the greatest comeback in country music history.

The Return of Tanya Tucker follows Tanya’s richly creative, utterly captivating, bumpy ride back to the top as Brandi encourages her to push past her fears to create a new sound and reach a new audience. The writing, the experimenting, and refining of this new music mixes with all that came before – using rare archival footage and photographs to delve into Tanya’s history, beginning in a single wide trailer in Seminole, Texas.

Taking stock of the past while remaining vitally alive in the present and keeping an eye on the future, The Return of Tanya Tucker  is a rousing exploration of an unexpected friendship built on the joy of a perfectly timed creative collaboration.