OLD SCHOOL PIZZERIA Presents: HOW THEY GOT OVER
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 – 35th Annual Olympia Film Festival
Old School Pizzeria Presents
HOW THEY GOT OVER
3:30pm doors / 4:00pm film
The story of how African American gospel quartets like the Soul Stirrers, Dixie Hummingbirds and the Blind Boys developed a spirit and style that were hugely influential on early rock and roll. Director Robert Clem’s revealing documentary explores the geography of recording in the 1940s and 50s, giving us a breadth of information that has gone overlooked in the years since these distinguished groups changed the trajectory of music.
Dir. Robert Clem / 2018 / US / 86 min