New World Documentaries

Jazz Film Fest: Bill Evans: Time Remembered

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Jazz Film Fest: Bill Evans: Time Remembered
Fri, Jun 22 / 7 pm
Sun, Jun 24 / 5 pm & 7 pm
Thu, Jun 28 / 7 pm
 Eight years in the making this film explores the rich history of jazz pianist Bill Evans’ turbulent life and his contribution to jazz music. A deeply creative musician Evans was playing professionally by the age of 13 and later in New York worked as a sideman with Charles Mingus and Art Farmer.

Jazz Film Fest: The Flaming Lips: The Fearless Freaks

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Jazz Film Fest: The Flaming Lips: The Fearless Freaks
Fri, Jun 22 / 9 pm
Thu, Jun 28 / 9 pm
In conjunction with The Fearless Freaks Winnipeg appearance here is the most intimate portrait of a band you’re likely to see… as heartwarming and heartbreaking as the band’s music itself,” said Bill Crandall of Rolling Stone. Beesley captures the Flaming Lips’ deep-set Oklahoma roots with never-before-seen home movie footage and Coyne family photographs and performance footage.

Jazz Film Fest: Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz

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Jazz Film Fest: Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz
Wed, Jun 20 / 7 pm
Sat & Sun, Jun 23 & 24 / 3 pm
Lady Be Good captures the lost stories of female jazz musicians (instrumentalists in jazz from the early 1920s to the 1970s) with provocative and often humorous interviews with women musicians, big band leaders, jazz authors and historians.

Jazz Film Fest: Rain the Colour of Blue with a Little Red in It

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Special Events
Jazz Film Fest: Rain the Colour of Blue with a Little Red in It
Thu, Jun 21 / 9 pm
Sat, Jun 23 / 5 pm
Wed, Jun 27 / 7 pm
Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar stars in his first film, a revolutionary story of guitars, motorcycles, cellphones – and the music of a new generation. Riding into Agadez on his purple motorcycle, real life Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar must battle fierce competition from jealous musicians, handle family conflicts, endure the trials of love, and overcome his biggest rival – himself.

Cielo

New World Documentaries
Cielo
Sat & Sun, Aug 25 & 26 / 5 pm
Sat, Sep 1 / 3 pm
The Atacama Desert in Northern Chile is the driest desert on Earth, which makes it an astronomer's paradise. Through masterful cinematography, the skies in the desert are captured in breathtaking detail. Featuring interviewers with astonomers and residents, the film invites us to gaze up at a dazzling, star-studded sky and marvel at our place in an infinite, unknowable universe.
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Jazz Film Fest: Bill Evans: Time Remembered

Fri, Jun 22 / 7 pm
Sun, Jun 24 / 5 pm & 7 pm
Thu, Jun 28 / 7 pm
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Jazz Film Fest: The Flaming Lips: The Fearless Freaks

Fri, Jun 22 / 9 pm
Thu, Jun 28 / 9 pm
Sat 23

Jazz Film Fest: Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz

Wed, Jun 20 / 7 pm
Sat & Sun, Jun 23 & 24 / 3 pm
Sat 23

Jazz Film Fest: Rain the Colour of Blue with a Little Red in It

Thu, Jun 21 / 9 pm
Sat, Jun 23 / 5 pm
Wed, Jun 27 / 7 pm
Sat 23

FanQuest: Cube

Sat, Jun 23 / 7 pm

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