‘Round Midnight (Intro by Woody Louis Armstrong Shaw III)

Wed Feb 27
  • Wed Feb 27
7:00 pm INTRO

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

Screening introduced by Woody Louis Armstrong Shaw III

Director: Bertrand Tavernier Run Time: 133 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R

Release Year: 1986

Starring: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker

Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazz man coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that sparks a burst of genius in director Bertrand Tavernier’s Round Midight, starring bebop legend Dexter Gordon.

NOTE: Director Bertrand Tavernier was originally scheduled for a post-screening Q&A, but has unfortunately had to cancel.

The film will be introduced by Dexter Gordon’s step-son and director of The Dexter Gordon Society, Woody Louis Armstrong Shaw III.

Presented in partnership with UniFrance with the help of Sandrine Neveux from Novel Ciné.

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