Wednesday, February 4, 2015

WWOZ and Indywood Theater present music documentary series

Posted By on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 1:45 PM

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WWOZ
and the Indywood Movie Theater have joined forces to show a series of music documentaries. The series kicks off Sunday, Feb. 8 with two screenings of iconic 1978 Les Blank documentary Always For Pleasure, which chronicles a New Orleans cultural traditions including jazz funerals, second line parades and crawfish boils. Two WWOZ short films also will be shown.

The screenings will be followed by discussions with WWOZ Video Director Charlie Steiner and Indywood co-founder Will Sampson. Tickets are available in advance online here or for $7 at the door. 
Last year, the Criterion Collection digitized Blank's 16mm collection.  "Always For Pleasure" also is available on Hulu.com

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