USA – 2006 – 90 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY BILL FISHMAN
MY DINNER WITH JIMI is an autobiographical film written by Howard Kaylan, produced by Harold Bronson and directed by Bill Fishman, it is a story not only of the rock band The Turtles, but of the pop music scene in general of 1966-1967.
￼The film chronicles the events leading up to the night in 1967 when Howard Kaylan met Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles.
“It’s an absolutely true story,” Kaylan recounts. “It was our first trip to London, and we met Graham Nash, Donovan, the Stones, and the Beatles-who played us Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band before it was released-all on the same night! I wound up eating dinner with Hendrix at 4 a.m...!”