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This month’s Lawrence Arts Center Microcinema screening is brought to you by Crook and Nanny Productions featuring the company’s feature film, Little Satchmo, and the short film Trust. A virtual Q&A with the filmmakers will accompany the screening.

ABOUT THE FEATURE FILM
Little Satchmo directed by John Alexander (1 hr)
Louis Armstrong’s secret daughter reveals a new side of the music and cultural icon’s personal life in the acclaimed PBS film. Winner of the Southeast EMMY Award for Outstanding Historical Documentary, Little Satchmo is based on Preston-Folta’s memoir of the same title. The product of a two-decade love affair between Satchmo and Harlem dancer Lucille ‘Sweets’ Preston, Sharon had no option but to harbor and conceal her identity for decades before making it public.

ABOUT THE SHORT

Trust directed by Diane Lansing (12 min)
A young girl has to outsmart a Nazi Lieutenant who wiles her with sweet talk and chocolate.

Tickets $10
Free for Free State Film Society Subscribers. (Subscribers will receive promo code by email starting Aug. 1)

Details

Date:
August 18, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$10

Venue

Lawrence Arts Center
940 New Hampshire St
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States
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Phone:
7858432787