I Am the Blues – a musical journey with the last legends of Blues (June 30 – July 6th)

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I Am the Blues – a musical journey with the last legends of Blues (June 30 – July 6th)

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From the juke joints to the church, up the mountain and down the bayou, I AM THE BLUES transports you to the Mississippi crossroads together with the last legends of the blues.

 

I AM THE BLUES takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. The film visits blues musicians rooted in the genre’s hayday, many in their 80s, still living in the American deep south and touring the Chitlin’ Circuit. Let Bobby Rush, Barbara Lynn, Henry Gray, Carol Fran, Little Freddie King, Lazy Lester, Bilbo Walker, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, RL Boyce, LC Ulmer, Lil’ Buck Sinegal and their friends awaken the blues in all of us.

 

Critic Quotes:

“When the music takes flight, it’s a thing of beauty. Heartache never sounded so good.” – National Post

“I was quietly blown away by Daniel Cross’s new documentary I Am the Blues, which follows the Montrealer on a quest through the southern U.S. to track down the last remaining ambassadors of the genre.” – Montreal Gazette

 

 

Runtime: 106 minutes

Rating: UR

Directors: Daniel Cross

Country: USA

Languages: English

 

Showtimes:

Friday, June 30: 10:45AM, 9:20

Saturday, July 1: 1:00, 5:40

Sunday, July 2: 3:20, 7:40

Monday, July 3: 11:00AM, 5:40

Tuesday, July 4: 3:15

Wednesday, July 5: 11:00AM, 7:50

Thursday, July 6: 1:00, 5:40

 

FILM TICKETS:

$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online:

Buy Movie Tickets

Only at Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.

2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104.

(Off 805 Freeway on corner of 30th Street and El Cajon Blvd.)

CINEMA INFO:

info@mediaartscenter.org / 619-230-1938

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