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Albany FilmFest - Music of the Streets

  • Date: 03/21/2019 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Location: Landmark Albany Twin
    1115 Solano Avenue
    Albany, California 94706
  • Introduction: From Oakland to Harlem, authentic music and transformation

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From Oakland to Harlem, authentic music and transformation

7:30 PM Thursday, March 21, 2019 | Albany Twin Theatre

Q&A with filmmakers follows the screening.

PROGRAM

 
Deandre Forks, Scraper Bikes Mobbin’ (Music Video, 2:56)

The scraper bike program thrives on creativity and transforms neighborhoods. Babye Champ and the East Oakland Scraper Bike Team in a Scraper Bike anthem. 

V. Scott Balcerek, Satan & Adam (Documentary, 80:00)

In 1986, harmonica player Adam Gussow asked if he could jam on the streets of Harlem with one-man-band Sterling "Mr. Satan" Magee, beginning of an unforgettable collaboration dubbed Satan & Adam. Amidst NYC’s racial tension, this Jewish Ivy League graduate and black Mississippi bluesman made an unlikely pair. After a chance encounter with members of U2 and a celebrated debut record, they rose to international acclaim—and then Mr. Satan mysteriously disappeared. This film, an odyssey 23 years in the making, captures a miraculous journey of friendship, heartbreak, and the transformative power of music.

albanyfilmfest.org/music-of-the-streets

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