Up from the Streets: New Orleans, City of Music
Online exclusive! Available 5/15 – 6/4.
USA, 2020, Michael Murphy
In this new jazz documentary, Grammy-winning musician, composer, and educator Terence Blanchard takes us on a guided tour of his home town and its rich musical tradition. The film features personal reflections from such New Orleans greats as Harry Connick, Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Mannie Fresh, and Dr. Michael White, and includes new and archival filmed performances by Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint, and The Neville Brothers. There will be a special live Q&A via Zoom with Terence Blanchard and director Michael Murphy at 7:00 pm EDT on Sat., May 16. For every ticket sold, $2 will be donated to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation COVID-19 relief fund. Cleveland premiere. 104 min.
Up from the Streets: New Orleans, City of Music, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be watched online HERE from 5/15 thru 6/4 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque.
Screening fee $12 (approximately half goes to the Cinematheque). After renting the film, you have 72 hours to watch it.