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Sembène Film Festival: Mary Lou Williams–The Lady Who Swings the Band

When: Thu., May 11, 7-9 p.m. 2017

Join us for a screening of Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band (U.S.), presented in partnership with Sembène – The Film & Art Festival and City of Asylum. Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band is a story of tragedy and triumph seen through the eyes of a prodigy. We journey the 20th century through the lens of one of its leading jazz musicians who is determined to create in a world that could not see past her race or gender.

Price: FREE

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