“Dio: Dreamers Never Die,” will see the film’s world premiere at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. SXSW or South by Southwest 2022 will take place in Austin, Texas from March 11 to March 20, with select films available online. This year will be the first in-person SXSW 2022 premiere since it’s pandemic cancelation in 2020. “Dio: Dreamers Never Die” is the first and only documentary about Ronnie James Dio to be fully authorized by the artist’s estate.
As per the film’s official description ,it:
“delves deep into his incredible rise from ’50s doo-wop crooner to his early classic rock days in Ritchie Blackmore’s RAINBOW, to replacing the iconic lead singer Ozzy Osbourne in BLACK SABBATH, to finally cement his legend with DIO. Ronnie’s biography is completely unique to the tired sex, drugs and rock and roll clichés. The film is about perseverance, dreams and the power to believe in yourself.”
“Dio: Dreamers Never Die” screenings:
Paramount Theatre on March 17, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
Online only on March 18, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.