Dick Fontaine Jazz Shorts


Black Cinema House is proud to present a special screening for the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, featuring 3 short films by acclaimed British documentary filmmaker Dick Fontaine.
2:00pm | Who’s Crazy? (1966, 27 min.)
A meditation on freedom of expression with three avant-garde musicians, under the leadership of Ornette Coleman, as they make music for a Living Theater project in Paris. Featuring David Izenzon & Charles Moffett.

2:45pm | Who Is Sonny Rollins? (1968, 30 min.)
A portrait of the great jazz musician during his self-enforced exile from his audience.

3:30pm | Sound!? (1967, 27 min.)
A poetic journey from zoo to echoic chamber in search of the limits of music with Rahsaan Roland Kirk and John Cage.

Films courtesy of BeBop Productions Ltd.

Presented by Michael W. Phillips, Executive Director of South Side Projections and Black Cinema House Advisory Committee member.

As always, this screening is free and open to the public. Join us for these seldom-seen cinematic delights!

David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts
915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637