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|When:||Back to Calendar » February 10, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Where:||The Apollo Theater
253 W. 125th Street
(btwn 7th & 8th Aves.)
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IMAGENATION CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY AT HARLEM’S WORLD FAMOUS APOLLO THEATER
JOIN US FOR THE NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE OF
AN OFFICIAL CANNES FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION
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Sunday, February 10, 2013, Free!, 1:00pm to 5:00pm
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first come, basis.
Join ImageNation Cinema Foundation at the Apollo Theater for a free afternoon of family films and conversation highlighting the history of Black music and dance! With music spun live by RhythmAndSoulRadio.com.
1pm – RESPOND TO SOUND II
Directed by Adrian (AJ) Younge, 59 min.
Respond to Sound II: The History of Black Street Dance is an experimental documentary that uses a mash-up of archival footage and interviews to tell the history of African-American urban dance from Cake Walking to Break Dancing. Features KRS-One, the Black-Eyed Peas, Cab Calloway and others.
2:30pm – harlem is…Music
Directed by Jamal Joseph, 30 min.
This short documentary explores Harlem’s unrivaled music tradition and traces its rich musical legacy from James Reese Europe’s orchestra of 1910 to its present institutions and stake-holders. On any given night in Harlem, those who know where to go can hear all these musical forms played not only with mastery but with the conviction that Harlem sound is very much alive and kicking. Harlem is…Black music, across the spectra high lighting Latin music, jazz, gospel, hip-hop and r&b. Features interviews with Chuck Jackson, Felipe Luciano, Supreme Easy A.D. of The Cold Crush Brothers, and others.
3:30pm – Voices of Love: Whitney Houston & Her Family
Directed by Gary Keys, 66 min. w/ Director Q&A
This film traces the roots of the famous Drinkard family who have paved a strong moral fiber around the entire world with the gift of music. Starring Whitney Houston, Dionne Warwick, Cissy Houston, Gary and Michael Houston along with many others, the documentary brings more insight into how the power of music can heal and uplift. Featuring intimate exclusive interviews with Whitney Houston and family, this film offers a warm and insightful look at this legendary family.
@ The Apollo Theater 253 W. 125th Street, (btwn 7th & 8th Aves.) Harlem, NYC 10027
This program is part of The Apollo Open House Weekend, which is sponsored by Morgan Stanley with generous support provided by the Nathan Cummings Foundation.