Sun 17 Nov

It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story + Q&A

Cert. tbc

Festivals & Series

UK Jewish Film Festival

115 mins

in English and German with EN subs

Germany, USA | 2018 | dir. Eric Friedler, with

What makes the story of jazz label Blue Note exceptional is not only its roster of artists – Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, to name just a few – but also its founders. Jazz buffs Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff fled Germany in the 1930s and settled in New York City, making it their life’s work to give the music they so admired the respect it deserved. Produced by Wim Wenders, this film is as cool as the Blue Note sound and as stylish as its iconic albums’ covers.

Followed by a Q&A with director Eric Friedler and Live Jazz Music

To book your tickets for the screening at Ciné Lumière, visit the UK Jewish Film Festival here




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