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Cinematheque . Film Schedule . A Great Day in Harlem

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JazzFilmFest

A Great Day in Harlem

United States | 1994 | Jean Bach

A Great Day in Harlem

This Oscar-nominated documentary tells the story behind Art Kane's famous group photograph that the film is named after. That picture, shot in front of a Harlem brownstone on 8/12/58, captured 57 jazz greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Marian McPartland, Art Blakey, Charles Mingus, and Thelonious Monk. Quincy Jones narrates the film, which features interviews, home movies, and vintage performances.

60 min. DVD.

Preceded at showtime by Miriam Bennett's 10-min. short "A Great Day in
Cleveland: Behind the Scenes" (2014), a documentary about the shooting of
a photograph of 100+ local jazz greats at Playhouse Square in April. The
picture, conceived of and created by Cuyahoga Community College for this
year's 35th anniversary of the Tri-C JazzFest, was inspired by Art Kane's
image.
Saturday 5/17
Sunday 5/18
5:15 pm
4:30 pm
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