DS9 Documentary “What We Left Behind” Coming to Theaters In May

The highly-anticipated Star Trek: Deep Space Nine documentary “What We Left Behind” is set to debut in theaters in May.

“What We Left Behind” coming to theaters on May 13

The crowdfunded documentary’s theatrical release will be done as part of the distribution deal that was signed with Shout! Factory earlier this year, and will include the Fathom Events one-night screening across the U.S. on Monday, May 13.

With a runtime of 2 hours and 10 minutes, the documentary will take an in-depth look into the DS9’s appeal through extensive interviews with the show’s cast and creators.

According to Fathom, fans who attend the screenings will receive an exclusive two-sided 11×17 poster, along with a roundtable discussion on the making of the documentary.

Tickets for the one-night event are scheduled to go on sale this Friday, April 12 on Fathom’s website.

New trailer:

On Tuesday, IGN revealed a new trailer for the documentary, which includes tons of new footage. Check it out below.

"What We Left Behind" poster
“What We Left Behind” poster

Official description:

What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space 9

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.

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