Black Harvest Film Festival: MAX ROACH: THE DRUM ALSO WALTZES


THEATER 1 Sun, Nov 12, 2023 3:45 PM
THEATER 2 Wed, Nov 15, 2023 6:00 PM
Film Info
Release Year:2023
Production Country:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Sam Pollard
Ben Shapiro
Cast:Max Roach
Harry Belafonte
Jimmy Heath
Abbey Lincoln


From the shadows of Jim Crow to the crescendo of the Civil Rights movement, the birth of jazz  to the expanses of Hip Hop and beyond, American jazz drummer, composer, and bebop pioneer Max Roach's life and legacy live on with a resounding and enduring rhythm. Featuring a vanguard of Black legends and luminaries including Roach himself, Abbey Lincoln, Questlove, Quincy Jones, Harry Belafonte, Sonny Rollins, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Abdullah Ibrahim, Randy Weston, and more, this documentary is a testament to musical atonement the midst of cultural evolution and social change. Directors Ben Shapiro and Sam Pollard scheduled to attend via virtual Q&A.