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A Documentary Film “The Blues Society” by Augusta Palmer…#BlackLivesMatter

The Blues Society posterA movie about a collective of artists and musicians in Memphis who loved Blues music enough to change the way we think about it.

Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi

DooBeeDoo and I are happy to hear that our contributor and friend the cool Augusta Palmer has a new film The Blues Society in the works. She’s been thinking to do this documentary for quite a while. I think it’s the right timing to do this docu film. It’ll support perfectly the “Black Lives Matter” movement. The Blues stands for #BlackLivesMatter. It’s the voice of this movement.

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Music Docu Film Screening: “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll”

Film screening of Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll, which opens at Film Forum in Manhattan on April 22.

Don’t Think I’ve ForgottenVenue: Film Forum
Date: April 22-28, 2015

*Wed 4/22 & Fri 4/24 @ 7:40, Q&A  with  director John Pirozzi & special musical guests

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Indiegogo camapign: “PROFILED” – a feature-length documentary about police brutality and racial profiling

PROFILEDText by Kathleen Foster (director, produces independent documentaries that combine elements of individual stories, current events and history with a focus on grass roots struggles for change.)

Why I am making PROFILED?

In June 2012 a police officer killed Shantel Davis, a young African-American woman, through the open window of her car. It happened in Flatbush, a Brooklyn neighborhood near where I live. Distraught residents described hearing the fatal shots and watching officers drag Davis’ bleeding body onto the street, where they left her to die.

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Docu Film New York Premier Screening: “Djuke with On Ka’a” by Thomas Carillon

Theatre 80Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
Venue: Theatre 80 St. Mark’s (80 St Marks Pl New York, NY 10003)
Ticket: free

Tonight is the New York premier screening of Thomas Carillon’s Djuke with On Ka’a. A documentary film that explores the world of East Village musician, artist and ex-squatter activist On Ka’a Davis….the opener for djuke music!!

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