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Friday, October 28 @ 7:30 PM

Louis Armstrong’s Black and Blues

Director: Sacha JenkinsProducer: Sara Bernstein, Sacha Jenkins, Justin Wilkes, Julie Anderson

"Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues" offers an intimate and revealing look at the world-changing musician, presented through a lens of archival footage and never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations. This definitive documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, honors Armstrong's legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador of the United States. The film shows how Armstrong's own life spans the shift from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, and how he became a lightning rod figure in that turbulent era.

Friday, October 28 at 7:30pmSaturday, October 29 at 4pmSaturday, October 29 at 7:30pm

English | 1 hour 44 minutes | R

“A doc that will make you appreciate Armstrong, the man. Someone far too complex to reduce to any one thing.” indieWire

“With this tuneful, tender documentary, director Sacha Jenkins convincingly makes the case that there was no more significant music figure in the entire 20th century than Louis Armstrong.” Movies For The Rest of Us

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