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Weekend Watching: The Whole Gritty City

The Whole Gritty City

The Whole Gritty City is a 90-minute documentary that plunges viewers into the world of three New Orleans school marching bands. The film follows children growing up in America's most musical city, and one of its most dangerous, as their band directors get them ready to perform in the Mardi Gras parades, and teach them to succeed and to survive. Navigating the urban minefield through moments of setback, loss, discovery, and triumph, these children and their adult leaders reveal the power and resilience of a culture

Related LibGuide: Academic Video Online by Jodi Johnson

Saturday, February 17, 2018
All Day Event