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BRIC JazzFest /

BRIC JazzFest Film: Betty Davis: They Say I’m Different

Start your Festival experience with one-of-a-kind documentary that highlights the life of original Funk Queen Betty Davis.


SUN, OCT 14, 2018 | 6:30PM


General Admission: Seated.
First come, first served.

Betty Davis: They Say I'm Different

Start your BRIC JazzFest experience with one-of-a-kind documentaries that highlight legends in the jazz world. 

Betty Davis: They Say I'm Different (2017)
Directed by Phillip Cox | 1h 32min

Original Funk Queen Betty Davis took on 1970s establishment America and changed the course of women in music forever. Then she vanished. Forty years later, Betty, in a creative and constructed narrative, finally shares her extraordinary story.

See both BRIC JazzFest Films on Sunday, October 14:
Let's Get Lost at 4PM
Betty Davis: They Say I'm Different at 6:30PM

Now in its fourth year, BRIC JazzFest includes film, dance, panel discussions, workshops, and a three-stage, three-night live music marathon that celebrates some of the most exciting global legends in jazz, and groundbreaking new jazz artists from Brooklyn and beyond.


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