A Half Diminished Film by Susheel Kurien
In the story of one musician, there are the stories of many others.
moving portrait of one of its last survivors, the bebop guitarist Carlton
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Weaving verite scenes of Carltons isolated, impoverished, yet
passionately dedicated existence with archival material and poignant
encounters with other artists, the film uncovers an untold story of cultural cross-pollination.
As the film progresses, intertwined stories emerge: a pre war African-American diaspora
of jazz musicians who went to India, American Army presence in
Calcutta during WWII, Jazz in Bollywood and a vibrant and passionate jazz culture, and most of all,
the universal story of the working jazz musician.
A jazz film that speaks from the heart. it combines musical perfromances and archival music to accentuate a story that spans a historical arc from 1926 to the 1980s
Finding Carlton revives the intense power of a largely undocumented jazz movement.
Learn more about this film at www.findingcarlton.com
About the Company: Half Diminished LLC
Theater: Producers Club Theatres
Address: 358 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
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