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  • A Great Day In Harlem

    A documentary about the day in 1958 when Art Kane, then an aspiring photographer and art director for Esquire magazine, arranged for a group photo (which was titled “A Great Day In Harlem”) of almost every prominent jazz musician in New York City to be taken in Harlem; among the many musicians are many jazz giants, including Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Charles Mingus, and Gene Krupa.

  • Kerouac

    A documentary about the seminal beat novelist, Jack Kerouac, that combines narration and current interviews with vintage footage, interviews, still photos, and excepts and dramatic re-enactments from some of Kerouac’s autobiographical novels; including Maggie Cassidy, Dr. Sax, Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Vanity of Duluoz, Desolation Angels, Dharma Bums, Big Sur, On the Road, and The Town and the City.

 
 
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