Posts Tagged ‘Michael Murphy’s New Orleans: The City of Music (Up From The Streets)’

The Streets of New Orleans – That Never Sleeps @ Budapest Cinema

Been to New Oreleans – Louisiana

… if so this documentary pictures will surely take you back rolling through the sites-and-sounds that fills the air day-and-night (personally loved every minute of it). Some have had probably seens the movie “Live and Let Die” and remember the venue spots of the city … but if haven’t been then this pictures most probably will be rolling on the paths and will be safe as to be a traveller. What a fine time to relax at the movie theater.

Due to the pandemic, many film festivals have been cancelled, but this pre-premiere screening awaits the audience. Of course, adapting to the current situation with increased attention to health… at the cinema the keeping the distance, within the rows and by all means to be wearing masks.

So wish to bring to your attention the next musical documentary screening, Michael Murphy’s New Orleans: The City of Music (Up From The Streets), which will hit theaters nationwide screen from November, 12-25. 2020. At Budapest: muveszmozi.hu, puskinmozi.hu, toldimozi.hu and many other regional cities @ Hungary.

From mid November, Michael Murphy’s documentary, richly interwoven with music inserts, will hit cinemas nationwide, revealing the past and present of New Orleans ’unparalleled rich musicality with the narration of Oscar-nominated and six-time Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpet composer Terence Blanchard.
Renowned for his jazz-themed films, award-winning director Michael Murphy comprehensively presents the eras of the city’s musical evolution, from improvisational jazz to rhythm’n’blues and rock’n’roll to funky and hip-hop. Conversations with musicians and experts include special archive and new recordings featuring past and present legendary musicians of various styles, including Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, The Neville Brothers and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. In addition to musical inserts, the film’s backbone is provided by conversations with famous New Orleans musicians, featuring Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Harry Connick, Jr., Mannie Fresh and Dr. Michael White, among others. Alongside them, rock music greats such as Robert Plant, Keith Richards, Bonnie Raitt and Sting also tell about their memories of the city and their impact on their music.
The work, produced by Eagle Rock Entertainment, known for his concert films, has won awards at several international documentary film festivals, including the Impact Docs Awards and the IndieFEST Film Awards. New Orleans:

The City of Music will arrive to Hungarian cinemas, in orginal English lanuage with Hungarian subtitles, distributed by Pannonia Entertainment.

Have a peek into the City that never sleeps:

© Aggie Reiter