Director JASON ORR will be in attendance.
Narrated by Chuck D (of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group, Public Enemy), the film “FunkJazz Kafé Diary of a Decade (The Story Of A Movement)” conveys the evolution of Black music and culture as told by the pioneers and next generation of soul music innovators. Spanning through the late 1980′s to the early 2000′s, this story reveals the ongoing challenges with the “mainstream” industry of the time, its impact of the departure of soul music and offers solutions for progressing responsibly for artists of today. This is a classic film for music lovers. Go to http://funkjazzkafe.com to see the trailer and more about the film.
Appearances by: Cornel West, Dick Gregory, Erykah Badu, Cee Lo Green, Andre 3000, Jill Scott, Common,Roy Ayers, Jamie Foxx, George Clinton, Janelle Monae, Doug E. Fresh, Talib Kweli, Meshell NdegeOcello, Raphael Saadiq, Caron Wheeler (Soul II Soul), Larry Mizell (Mizell Bros.), Joi Gilliam, Dallas Austin, Lil John Roberts, Goodie Mob, Omar Lye-Fook, MC Lyte, Jamal Ahmad, Anthony David, Ray Murray (Organized Noize), N’Dea Davenport (Brand New Heavies), Algebra Blessett, LeRonde Williams, Kevin Powell, Loose Ends, Bilal, Dionne Farris, Van Hunt, Eric Roberson, Donnie, Bone Crusher, Sticman (Dead Prez), DJ Kemit and Speech (Arrested Development).
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL: LEGACY OF LOVE
This documentary, filmed in Chicago in 2016, tells the story of the veteran Philadelphia duo's strong, loving relationships with each other, their fans, their music, and the city that has become their second home. Featuring live footage shot at the Promontory.