Stage Buddies nominates The Ballad of Fred Hersch as one of the 10 Essential Art Documentaries at DOCNYC

screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-10-47-59-am“We’re now living in a time in which art will undoubtedly be more important than ever, both as means for self-expression, but also as transcendental escapism, reminders that there is good and beauty in the world. These ten documentaries at DOC NYC, all about arts, culture and hope for the future, encompass that feeling.”

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A Sumptuous Celebration of Hersch’s entire musical world!

Thank you Andrew Gilbert at California Magazine for the beautiful and thoughtful review of The Ballad of Fred Hersch.

screen-shot-2016-10-06-at-9-23-39-pm“When filmmakers Carrie Lozano and Charlotte Lagarde approached jazz pianist Fred Hersch about making a documentary, they intended to capture the making of his ambitious new multimedia production, My Coma Dreams. What started as an investigation into the fantastical creations of Hersch’s unconscious mind turned into a sumptuous celebration of his entire musical world.”

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Tickets available for the Mill Valley Film Festival

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Join us at the Mill Valley Film Festival.

We will have two screenings:

October 11, 8pm at the Lark Theater   –   Filmmaker Q&A along with Fred Hersch
October 12, 6pm at Sequoia 2   –   Fred Hersch will be performing afterwards at the Sweetwater Music Hall (Separate ticket needed).

Tickets are now available here.

 

Announcing our West Coast premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival

mvff39_laurelsWe’re thrilled to announce that The Ballad of Fred Hersch will screen at the Mill Valley Film Festival as part of its Music on Screen section. The festival will also present a special performance by Fred Hersch at the legendary Sweetwater Music Hall.

The Mill Valley Film Festival is held October 6 to 16. Stay tuned for screening and performance dates. For now, here is the Press release.