Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues

Sunday, October 23

Location: Wellmont Theater

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$17 Regular
$15 for Members (not a member?)

In his new film LOUIS ARMSTRONG’S BLACK & BLUES, Sacha Jenkins 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 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.

Q&A with producer Julie Anderson follows the screening.

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