Under African Skies: Film Explores Legacy of Paul Simon's Graceland
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Jazz historian Mark Cantor pulls from his vast collection of more than 2,500 music-related movie clips for this screening series, titled Giants of Jazz on Film. He'll be on hand to introduce and discuss rare archival footage of Golden Age jazz legends ranging from Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald to Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and many, many more. Each evening revolves around a different theme, from clips captured at the famed Cotton Club to a look at Broadway and Hollywood's influence on jazz, and includes a light buffet and wine. Please see the full event description for the upcoming lineup. Learn More
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Featured review from Barry Massie
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This was an incredibly wonderful movie. Everyone who attended was moved. I only wish I had asked more friends to come with me. I would encourage anyone who has a chance to see it. Unfortunately no event photos available, but the visuals from the movie will remain forever.
USA and South Africa, 2012 | Directed by Joe Berlinger
For the 25th anniversary of his seminal album Graceland, Paul Simon returns to South Africa for a reunion concert that not only reveals the album’s tumultuous beginnings but also revels in the artistic collaborations so integral to its creation.
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