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The Voice of the Black Community
The Classic International Black Cinema Series - Lady Sings The Blues
Exhibits
Date: April 13, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Show map
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
551 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: 704-547-3700
Site: www.ganttcenter.org

(1972) The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer, Billie Holiday. The movie is filled with many of the great Billie Holiday songs, and Ross handles them in an interesting way. She doesn't sing in her own style, and she never tries to imitate Holiday, but she sings somehow in the manner of Holiday.

About The Classic International Black Cinema Series

A film series specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. The goal is to appeal to as diverse a population as possible and further the appreciation of Black cinema.

Curator and host, Felix Curtis, came to Charlotte from the Oakland/San Francisco Bay area where he curated The San Francisco Black Film Festival and Black Filmworks, the annual film festival component of the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, where he later served as Executive Director.

 

Ages: 18+
Costs: Free with museum admission. Reserving your seat recommended. RSVP Here




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