Ron Howard's Jay Z documentary to air this fall on Showtime

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2012, file photo, Jay Z performs at the "Made In America" music festival in Philadelphia. The 2013 "Made in America" music festival starts Saturday, Aug. 31. Ron Howard's "Made in America" documentary about the Jay Z-curated music festival in Philadelphia will air Oct. 11 on Showtime. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) Charles Sykes

Ron Howard's "Made in America" documentary about the Jay Z-curated music festival in Philadelphia will air Oct. 11 on Showtime.

Jay Z's "Budweiser Made in America" festival debuted on Labor Day weekend last year. About 50,000 fans attended the two-day event. Performers included Pearl Jam, Drake, Run DMC, Skrillex, D'Angelo and Calvin Harris.

This year's festival kicks off Saturday. Performers include Beyonce, Nine Inch Nails, Imagine Dragons, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

Howard's documentary is described as a backstage pass to the event. It includes some of the performers' stories on how they are "making it in America." The film is expected to tell the Jay Z's reasons for starting the festival and give an inside look into the performers who took part. It will debut Sept. 7 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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