OneBeat Movie Nights: Beats Of The Antonov + Joe’s Violin
The Music District - 639 S College
OneBeat Movie Nights – a specially curated film series, showcasing documentary films that explore unique power of music–across various traditions–to strengthen community and bridge cultural divides, and consider the ever-changing ways that music can catalyze movements for change outside of the rehearsal space, dance club, or concert hall.
October 17 | 6:30PM
Beats Of The Antonov – A film by Sudanese director Hajooj Kuka. This film explores how music binds a community together in the Nuba Mountains, offering hope and a common identity for refugees engaged in a fierce battle to protect their cultural heritage and traditions.
Director: Hajooj Kuka
Running Time: 68 minutes
Joe’s Violin – In the Oscar-nominated Joe’s Violin, a donated musical instrument forges an improbable friendship. 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joe Feingold and 12-year-old Bronx school girl Brianna Perez show how the power of music can bring light in the darkest of times, and how a small act can have a significant impact. Nominated, 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.
Director: Kahane Cooperman
Running Time: 24 minutes