Sep 10 2014 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm CDT
The Memphis Chapter invites you and a guest to an advance screening of Take Me to the River.
Take Me to the River is a feature film celebrating the inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. The film brings multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians together.
The film follows these artists through the creative process of recording a historic new album, re-imagining the utopia of racial, gender and generational collaboration of Memphis in its heyday. The film features Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, The North Mississippi All-Stars and many more.
There will be a pre-screening reception at 6 p.m. with the film screening at 7 p.m. Following the screening will be an exclusive Q&A session moderated by film critic John Beifuss (The Commercial Appeal), featuring the film’s director/producer Martin Shore, singer/songwriter William Bell, Academy Award winner Frayser Boy, producer Boo Mitchell, rapper Al Kapone, producer Al Bell and producer/musician Cody Dickinson.
This is a members-only event. Free Admission for Recording Academy members. Please use RSVP link below.
For more information, contact the Memphis Chapter at 901.525.1340 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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