Sunday, August 5th, 2018
Homage To A Sound And Other Short Films about Jazz
Doors at 7:00 PM, Screening at 7:30 PM
@ The Mini Microcinema - 1329 Main St.
Homage To A Sound: And Other Short Films about Jazz explores jazz through varying genres of the moving image medium. The program includes Homage to a Sound, a short documentary by filmmaker Matthew Davis about photographer Melvin Grier's passion for shooting the musicians who night after night play his favorite style of music. The screening will also include The Cry of Jazz, a 1959 film by director Ed Bland that connects jazz to African-American history. In 2010, the Library of Congress selected The Cry of Jazz for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. The shorts program will also include work by Kent Lambert, Norman McLaren, and Evelyn Lambart. Curated by C. Jacqueline Wood. (66 minutes)