Liberty Hall Cinema
Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things
Running time: 1 hour 29 minutes
Tracing the story of Ella Fitzgerald’s life, this documentary film exploreshow her music became a soundtrack for a tumultuous century. From a 1934 talent contest at the Apollo Theatrein Harlem, the film followsElla’s extraordinary journeyacross five decades as she reflects the passions and troubles of the times in her music andlife. Moving beyondconventional biopic, the film uses images and music to evoke the feelof thosetimes bringing to life the history of Ella’s unique career. Featuring interviews from Smokey Robinson, Tony Bennett, Jamie Cullum, Norma Miller and Ella’s adopted son Ray Brown Jr.
See it at Liberty Hall or virtually at https://watch.eventive.org/ellamovie/play/5efdf7b9bb4fd70045d88dec
Director: Leslie Woodhead
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