'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' Documentary to Hit Theaters in May, New Trailer Released

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ Documentary to Hit Theaters in May, New Trailer Released

Posted by April 9, 2019 Comment

We are elated to share the THEATRICAL release trailer and news for Ira Steven Behr‘s Star Trek: Deep Space Nine documentary, What We Left Behind.

Just last month, it was announced that SHOUT! Factory had picked up the worldwide distribution rights for the docu, and that plans for “multiple format release” were in play.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Documentary

What We Left Behind is co-directed by DS9 showrunner Behr and David Zappone (For The Love of Spock). It boasts some of the most in-depth interviews with cast and crew from the series, as well as a look at the third Star Trek series in HD, as promised by Behr back in December of 2018.

SHOUT! Studios VP Marketing Michael Ribas said in a statement to Deadline:

Deep Space Nine has a passionate fanbase—as shown by the successful crowdfunding campaign that brought this movie to life—and we’re thrilled share their love of and dedication to the show by bringing the What We Left Behind to an even wider audience.”

Fathom Events will be bringing the docu to theaters for “one night only”, on May 12th. Tickets will go on sale for the event on April 12th.

Deep Space Nine is described as ‘dark,’ ‘edgy,’ and ‘the black sheep’ of the Star Trek family – a show that did not fit in Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the future. 20 years after it left the airwaves, fans all over the world continue to watch Deep Space Nine with the same affection they feel for the other Star Trek series.

Through extensive interviews with cast and creators, show footage presented in HD for the first time anywhere, and brand-new animated storyboards showing what could have been and what still might be, directors Ira Steven Behr (showrunner of the original series) and David Zappone (Star Trek docs The Captains and For the Love of Spock), bring you What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, an in-depth look at this beloved show, its fans, and its ongoing appeal to Trekkies of all ages.

This one-night event will include an exclusive two-sided poster (11×17, limited quantities) as well as a roundtable discussion on the making of the documentary.”

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.



Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 



Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 



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(Last Updated April 9, 2019 10:26 am )

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