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I Went to the Dance (J’ai Été Au Bal)

Opens on October 13

Director: Chris Strachwitz, Les Blank, Maureen Gosling Run Time: 84 min. Rating: Unrated Release Year: 1989

Starring: Ann Savoy, Clifton Chenier, D. L. Menard, Marc Savoy, Michael Doucet

NEW 5K Restoration!

Tagline: I WENT TO THE DANCE (J’AI ÉTÉ AU BAL) is the seminal film on the history of the foot-stomping, toe-tapping music of French Southwest Louisiana. The film features many Cajun and Zydeco greats, Michael Doucet, BeauSoleil, Clifton Chenier, Canray Fontenont, Marc and Ann Savoy, D.L. Menard, Boozoo Chavis and many more.   Newly restored in 5K, I WENT TO THE DANCE (J’AI ÉTÉ AU BAL),celebrates the music of Southwest Louisiana. Blank, Strachwitz & Gosling’s film brims with tender affection for its subjects, the vitality of their marvelous music, and a generosity of spirit. NEW 5K Restoration!

Critic Quotes: “A toe-tapping musical journey” – Bay Area Matters

Showtimes :

Friday, October 13, 2023: 2:00, 6:00

Saturday, October 14, 2023: 2:30

Sunday, October 15, 2023: 3:30

Monday, October 16, 2023: 3:30, 7:30

Tuesday, October 17, 2023: 1:00, 5:00

Wednesday, October 18, 2023: 1:00, 5:00

Thursday, October 19, 2023: 5:30

Ticket Prices: $12 Regular / $10 Students & Seniors / $9 Members



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