The Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, in collaboration with Columbia Records and Emerging Pictures, presents a special screening of Bruce Springsteen's "The Promise" on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the Arthur Bell Auditorium.

Following international acclaim at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival, the British Film Institute's London Film Festival and the Rome International Film Festival, "The Promise: The Making of Darkness On The Edge of Town," a film by Thom Zimny, will screen theatrically across the United States for a limited time through May 3, the date "The Promise" will be officially released and available for sale.

The 90-minute documentary combines never-before-seen footage of Springsteen and the E Street Band shot between 1976 and 1978, including home rehearsals and studio sessions with new interviews with Springsteen, E Street Band members, manager Jon Landau, former-manager Mike Appel, and others closely involved in the making of the record.

Tickets to the screening of "The Promise" are available in the Harwood Museum Store $8 For Harwood Museum Alliance Members; $10 non-members. Program attendees can enter their names for a drawing to give away five BluRay copies of the documentary. For more information on this program please call 758-9826 x 105 or education@harwoodmuseum.org

All ticket sales benefit the Harwood's film programs. Tickets are $8 for Harwood Alliance members, $10 nonmembers, and are available in the museum store. Audience members will be eligible to win copies of "The Promise: The Making of Darkness On The Edge of Town" BluRay edition, which includes the bonus features "Songs From the Promise," a five-song concert event filmed in Asbury Park, N.J., and "A Conversation With His Fans," an intimate question-and-answer session.

The Harwood Museum of Art of UNM, 238 Ledoux Street, Taos, NM 87571. Tue-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5. Admission $10. Sundays free to Taos County Residents.

Media contact: Sari Krosinsky (505) 277-1593; e-mail: michal@unm.edu