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Film Screening: The Girls in the Band

September 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

45.00

Girls in the Band  A 2014 documentary, tells the poignant stories of several female jazz instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 1920’s to the present day.  These talented women endured sexism, racism, and diminished opportunities for decades, but continues to persevere in a field that seldom welcomed them.  Producer and director Judy Chaikin fills in these missing pieces with her eye-opening film, exposing the many challenges these women faced and motivating us to ackowledge all musicians for their talent, regardless of gender or race.

Details

Date:
September 16, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
45.00

Venue

Western Illinois Museum
201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Organizer

Western Illinois Museum
Phone:
309-837-2750
Email:
info@westernillinoismuseum.org
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