HARGROVE, a feature documentary about the life of the famous jazz trumpeter and musical prodigy Roy Hargroverealized by Eliane Henryhas been added to several world famous film festivals in Seattle, dallas, New York Cityand London after a successful world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York Cityon June 12 2022.
LOS ANGELES, October 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — HARGROVE, a truth-style documentary chronicling the GRAMMY Award-winning trumpet legend’s final year by Roy Hargrove life, will be screened at major international film festivals United States and Europeincluding the Seattle international film festival, dallas International Film Festival, Urban World Film Festival in New York City and Doc’n Roll Film Festival in London, England.
Get info and buy tickets for upcoming “Hargrove” screenings below or by following @HargroveDocumentary on Instagram:
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – TUESDAY OCTOBER 11, 2022 at 7 p.m. – Seattle International Film Festival, DocFest program – Founded in 1976, the Seattle The International Film Festival believes in the unique power of film to share original stories, diverse perspectives and rich emotional journeys. SIFF hosts its second annual DocFest program, a celebration of all documentary film, October 6-13, 2022.
SIFF Uptown Cinema
511 Queen Anne Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
DALLAS, TEXAS – SUNDAY OCTOBER 16 at 4 p.m. – dallas International Film Festival – Montgomery Arts Theater on Sunday October 16 at 4 p.m. at Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts which Hargrove attended in the 80s. Erykah Baduwho was executive producer of the film with Janine Sherman Barroiswill be present at the event.
Montgomery Arts Theater
at Booker T. Washington High School
for the visual and performing arts
2501 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 27, 2022 – Urban World Film Festival – In its 26th year, Urbanworld remains in a class of its own by creating communities and spaces where storytelling, technology and community converge. Our mission as a festival and organization continues to have urgent relevance as the storytellers and ideas featured on our festival platforms elicit the best in storytelling, technology and culture.
LONDON, ENGLAND – SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER, 5 p.m. – Doc’n Roll Film Festival – The 9th edition of the Doc’n Roll Film Festival, our November festival supported by BFI, will take place across London cinemas and 11 regional cities simultaneously from October 27 to November 13, 2022.
Beech Street, Barbican
London EC1Y 8AA
Future screenings can be found at HargroveDocumentary.com
Filmed in the jazz clubs of New York, Los Angeles and throughout Mediterranean Europe (Vienna, Perugia, Sète, Sorrento, and Marseilles) on his last tour, HARGROVE shines the spotlight on the genius of Roy Hargrove and his enormous contributions to the art of jazz. The key conversations extend beyond Roy’s personal story and penetrate the terrain of what it means to be an artist, particularly in America. HARGROVE delves into the importance of black music in America while providing insight into the politics of power and race in the music industry. Roy’s story resonates within today’s Black Lives Matter movement with questions of ethics, exploitation and empathy being questioned.
Music icons Erykah Badu, Herbie HancockYasiin Bey, Questlove, Sonny Rollin, Wynton Marsalis, Robert Glasper, and others pay homage to Hargrove’s legacy as an acclaimed composer in HARGROVE. First Time Director Eliane Henry unveils an epic love letter to black music with a rare and personal look at an artist whose peers consider a musical prophet. HARGROVE further documents Roy’s impact on black music and his place in jazz history.
Poplife Productions presents
in association with the productions of folding chairs
Produced by Eliane Henry & Dana Guerin
Executive product by Janine Sherman Barrois &
“Thanks to Henri’s perseverance, we have the amazing fusion of two talented artists, the filmmaker and the musician.” —DownBeat
“He was an incredible musician.” — Herbie Hancock
“He could hear the paint drying.” — Ralph Moore
On the occasion of the launch of the Hargrove documentary, Poplife Productions is working in collaboration with MusiCares® to raise funds in Roy’s honor.
The MusiCares Foundation provides a safety net for the music community in times of need, and together we can promote wellness, care and compassion in the lives of the next generation of musicians.
Donate to MusiCares in honor of by Roy Hargrove life and legacy at MusiCares.org
About the movie HARGROVE
HARGROVE is a truth-style documentary, chronicling the trumpet legend’s final year by Roy Hargrove life. Filmed in the jazz clubs of New York as well as across Mediterranean Europe during his last summer tour, this film highlights by Roy Hargrove enormous contribution to the art of jazz. HARGROVE exposes the dark and challenging sides of an artist pure in form, yet vulnerable to everyday realities. Music icons including Erykah Badu, Herbie HancockYasiin Bey, Questlove, Sonny Rollinand Wynton Marsalis pay tribute to the artistry, impact and legacy of Hargrove. An epic love letter from the first black director Eliane Henrythis film features great live performances from Hargrove during the last year of his life.
About the Director Eliane Henry
Eliane Henry is a black filmmaker who began her long career in Hollywood as a creative director in the music industry working for her mentor quincy jones in the 90s, then in public relations and special events as a director at Harrison & Shriftman, a multinational public relations company in the early 2000s. In 2003, Henri founded his own event production company, Poplife Productions, where she produced events and experiences for cultural icons including Whitaker Forest, Naomi CampbellYasin Bey, Stevie WonderJay-Z, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and Yoko Ono. In 2013, Henri got into documentary production as associate producer of the film Feel Rich: Health is the New Wealth, produced by his mentor. quincy jones. In 2014, Henri produced the inaugural Getting Real Documentary Film Conference for the International Documentary Association (IDA). In 2016, she returned to produce both the 2nd Biannual Getting Real Conference as well as the 32nd Annual International Documentary Awards. Hargrove is her first film as a director.
Duration: 105 minutes
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