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On October 29th – 30th only at the Sie FilmCenter, Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues” offers an intimate and revealing look at the world-changing musician, presented through a lens of archival footage and never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations. This definitive documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, honors Armstrong’s legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador of the United States. The film shows how Armstrong’s own life spans the shift from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, and how he became a lightning rod figure in that turbulent era.

Year: 2022
Runtime: 104 minutes
Language: English
Note: Distributed by Magnolia
Director: Sacha Jenkins
Cast: Louis Armstrong, Nas, Wynton Marsalis

Showing times all three days: 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 6:45 p.m.

The Sie Film Center is located at 2510 East Colfax Avenue, Denver. There is a free parking garage just east of the center which includes Twist & Shout Records and the Tattered Cover book store.

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