BROOKLYN, NEW YORK HERE WE COME!!!!!
For those who have hit our “Demand It!” widget in New York, we’re proud to say that we got your response to our call to action and “FunkJazz Kafé: Diary of A Decade (The Story Of A Movement)” will be making it’s New York City debut on February 16, 2013, 8:30pm at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) as an official selection of the 3rd annual 2013 New Voices in Black Cinema Film Festival. Another exciting and informative Q&A with the movie’s writer/director, Jason Orr will follow the screening and there could possibly be a few surprise guests featured in the film as well. Big thanks to festival director, Curtis Ceasar John and Kelli Williams for assisting us to make this happen.
We encourage everyone to see this exclusive documentary film in theaters because in will NEVER be viewed anywhere else other than theaters and will NEVER BE RELEASED on DVD in it’s current format. These theater screenings are truly EXCLUSIVE!!! When it’s gone, it’s gone so see it when it comes to your city!
Don’t miss this award winning, exciting educational movie! This film encourages dialogue among the black community as well as the whole creative arts community. It is a film of accomplishment and excellence with experts who can discuss the film’s relevance to African-American music, history and popular culture. This film could quit possibly give a shot of inspiration to New York’s music and arts community! It certainly has done that for Los Angeles, Seattle, Dallas, San Francisco, Detroit, Philadelphia, Charlotte and St. Marteen!!!!
Here is a review of a private screening with National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) the Grammy’s Recording Academy – Atlanta Chapter on November, 7, 2012. CLICK HERE and GRAMMY365.com
Also see a revue of our National Black Arts Festival screening HERE.
If you want to see “FunkJazz Kafé: Diary of A Decade (The Story Of A Movement)” in your city, please hit the “DEMAND IT” button on the right side of this page. As you can see, we’re getting around to all of the cities that let us know that they want to see this movie. Thanks for your continued support.
Tickets will be available on BAM’s website (www.bam.org/film/2013/funkjazz-kafe).
About the New Voices in Black Cinema Film Festival:
New Voices in Black Cinema Festival is a multi-genre film showcase aimed at showcasing and increasing appreciation for independent cinema from and about people of the African diaspora. Whether the films are contemporary or period pieces, drama or comedy, science fiction or animated, the further purpose of this series is to give filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their talent on a grand scale, where they can develop opportunities for distribution and create buzz for future industry contacts.
Held annually in February, this program is all about choosing excellence over spectacle and daring stories over standard fare. NVBC explores the shades and nuances of society, and provides exhibition to emerging voices that represent these rich and diverse cultures proudly, putting them on display to the masses.
Full movie narrated by 2013 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, Chuck D (of Public Enemy)
“FunkJazz Kafé®: Diary Of A Decade (The Story Of A Movement)” [Trailer]
Rolling Out Magazine / National Black Arts Festival Screening Review