The BRIC JazzFest again features two nights of film with documentaries that shed light on some of the most influential artists and historical moments in jazz. The films are free with RSVP, however visitors can give $5 to BRIC to get guaranteed reserved seating. This event is General Admission: Seated, and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
- RSVPs are free, but do not guarantee entry.
- Give $5 to BRIC to get guaranteed reserved seating.
- RSVP or Give $5 here!
- The opportunity to give $5 to BRIC to get guaranteed reserved seating will close at 1:30PM on Friday, October 13. Free RSVPs will remain open until two hours before the event.
Chasing Trane (2016) | Written & Directed by John Scheinfeld | 1h 39min
The film explores the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane and reveals the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds, "leading us through the mystery of his lyric celestial saxophone wail, and how it emerged from the complex person he was." (Variety)
Check the schedule below: there are two chances to see each film!
Now in its third year, BRIC JazzFest includes film, dance, panel discussions, student 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.
Want to see more film? As part of the BRIC JazzFest 2017 Marathon Saturday, there will be a screening of Godfrey Reggio’s cult film Koyaanisqatsi, with a live, original score performed by jazz trio GoGoPenguin. Read more information and get tickets here.