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Hop Film Event Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story with co-director Ryan Suffern

Bliss out on New Orleans' unique culture with this soulful and heartfelt celebration of 50 years of the funky and fabulous Jazz Fest.

Saturday, July 2, 2022
7:30pm – 9:15pm
Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Films, Lectures & Seminars
Registration required. Fee required. Tickets required.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, aka "Jazz Fest," is the signature annual music and cultural event of the city and has been called America's greatest festival. Celebrating the music, food, and arts and crafts of all of Louisiana since 1970, Jazz Fest is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region, and hundreds of thousands attend the event each year. This new documentary weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival, featuring some of music's biggest names, along with a wealth of archival documentary footage. Rock out with Jimmy Buffett, Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Pitbull, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, Aaron Neville, Earth, Wind & Fire and many others and dive deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy. D: Frank Marshall and Ryan Suffern, 2022, US

A conversation with co-director Ryan Suffern follows the film.


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Hopkins Center for the Arts

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