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Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things
Film Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Virtual

Jun 25—Jul 23, 2020

Dir. Leslie Woodhead | 90min, 2019

An evocative new documentary tracing the extraordinary, five-decades-long journey of the First Lady of Song, whose music became a soundtrack for a tumultuous century.

This evocative new documentary traces the extraordinary journey of Ella Fitzgerald, “the First Lady of Song,” whose music became a soundtrack for a tumultuous century. Starting from a 1934 talent contest at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Leslie Woodhead traces the passions and troubles of the times through Fitzgerald’s music and life over the course of five decades. Featuring interviews with Smokey Robinson, Tony Bennett, Jamie Cullum, Norma Miller, and Fitzgerald’s adopted son Ray Brown Jr., Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things brings to life the history of Ella’s unique career.

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Please note we are not able to offer member discounts on at-home film screenings at this time.

ALL TICKETS:  $12