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Jazz Films Screening at the MSP International Film Festival


The MSPIFF is screening two jazz films that you might want to catch during the Festival.


Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past

Directors:  Dave Davidson and Amber Edwards

Screenings: Friday, April 21   2:40 p.m.    Sunday, April 23 2:30 p.m.

Celebrating one of jazz music’s most iconic performers, Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past is a rich portrait of a musician who also happens to be one of the most valuable archivists and historians in America

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Bill Frisell: A Portrait

Director: Emma Franz

Screenings: Monday, April 24,  6:45 p.m.   Friday, April 28,  4:30 p.m.

This documentary is a warm and insightful look at the man who revolutionized jazz guitar, and whose contributions to some of the best albums by better-known performers are legendary (not to mention his own catalogue of 45 LPs).

Bill Frisell will introduce Emma Franz’s film and do a post-screening Q & A on April 24

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