Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things (Virtual Cinema + Q&A)

  • Presented By: Park City Film
  • At: Online/Virtual Space
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  • July 12, 2020
  • 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM
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    June 26-July 12 | Not Rated | 89 min | Directed by Leslie WoodheadLive Virtual Q&A Sunday, June 28 at 5:00 pm MDT(Registration required)ELLA FITZGERALD: JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS follows Ella Fitzgerald's extraordinary journey over six decades, as her sublime voice transforms the tragedies of her own life and the troubles of her times into joy. The film uses never-before-seen images and unheard interviews to bring Ella Fitzgerald to life and to tell the story of her music: a black woman who makes her career in the face of horrifying racism. Here is an Ella the world never knew – tough, thoughtful, funny, and a dazzling musical innovator.The film also uncovers Ella’s commitment to the battle for Civil Rights, and it explores the conflicts that always haunted this intensely private woman: the struggle to reconcile her hunger for adoring audiences with her longing for a domestic life with her husband and son.Featuring interviews with Tony Bennett, Jamie Cullum, Laura Mvula, Johnny Mathis, Smokey Robinson, Cleo Laine, Andre Previn, Norma Miller, Patti Austin, Izsak Perlman, Margo Jefferson, Will Friedwald and a rare interview with Ella’s son, Ray Brown Jr.Live Q&A Sunday, June 28 at 5pm MDT/ 7pm EDT with author and music critic Will Friedwald, the film's producer Reggie Nadelson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author/journalist Margo Jefferson and composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist Camille Thurman.Sign up for Q&A at bit.ly/EllaQA***Virtual Cinema FAQs, including technical questions on watching on a Smart television and other TV platforms: parkcityfilm.org/about/virtualcinemafaq/Tickets purchased through the Virtual Cinema series help generate revenue for Park City Film. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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    • Presented By: Park City Film
    • Dates: 7/12/2020
    • Location: Online/Virtual Space
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    • Time: 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
    • Categories: Film, Virtual, Documentaries, Indie & Foreign Language
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