Tag Archives: Jazz

Interview: Alan Hicks, Director – ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’

Interview: Alan Hicks, Director – ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’

Shot over the course of five years by first time filmmaker Alan Hicks, ‘Keep On Keepin’ On’ depicts the remarkable story of 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry. A living monument to the Golden Era of Jazz, Terry – a mentor to Miles Davis – is among the few performers ever to have played in both Count

JustFilms at AtriumFlix Presents ‘Dear Mandela’ FREE

When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three “young lions” of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test. Filmmakers Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza’s Dear Mandela offers a fascinating portrait of South Africa coming of age

Capsule Review: ‘Cut to Black’

Writer/Director/Star Dan Eberle’s, neo noir gangster homage ‘Cut to Black‘ made quite a splash at the 2013 Brooklyn Film Festival, coming away with the AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD after a packed house screening at Brooklyn’s Windmill Studios.  A heavy handed, genre picture, the film offers an unflinching account of modern corruption with a distinctly New York City

REVIEW: ‘The Girls in the Band’

Review: “The Girls in the Band” Directed by Judy Chalkin Playing in New York City @ Elinor Munroe Film Center @ Lincoln Center – May 10-16, 2013 “Seems that a lot of girls had to go back to the kitchen,” says a nearly 100-year-old Viola Smith partway through “The Girls in the Band.” Smith may