Friday, October 4

GlobeDocs Film FestivalSpecial Events

GlobeDocs: The Apollo

GLOBEDOCS FILM FESTIVAL

SINGER/AUTHOR RUTH POINTER IN PERSON!

FRIDAY NIGHT SPOTLIGHT

Director: Roger Ross Williams • Producers: Lisa Cortes, Nigel Sinclair, Jeanne Elfant Festa, Cassidy Hartmann, Roger Ross Williams • Year: 2019 • Length: 98 minutes

THE APOLLO explores the rich history and contemporary legacy of the New York City landmark. Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams explores the current struggle of black lives in America, the role that art plays in that struggle and the broad range of African American achievement that the Apollo Theater represents. Weaving together splendid archival footage, music, comedy and dance performances, and behind-the-scenes verité with the team that makes the theater run, THE APOLLO features interviews with artists including Patti LaBelle, Pharrell Williams, Smokey Robinson, and Jamie Foxx. An HBO Documentary Films Release.

Website: impactpartnersfilm.com/films/Apollo
Moderator: Renée Graham, Boston Globe associate editor and columnist
Guest: Singer/Author Ruth Pointer

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Friday 10/4
at 7:30 PM

Brattle passes not accepted for this event.