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CB Film Fest: The Apolo

February 21

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 20, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on February 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

THE APOLLO

Directed by Roger Ross Williams | 102 mins | $15 or $25 option that includes CBFF SHORTS (below)
FEBRUARY 19, 20, 21

*Please note, once you unlock this film program, you’ve got 24 hours to finish watching

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Helmed by Academy and Emmy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams, The Apollo chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of the New York City landmark, the Apollo Theater. The documentary weaves together archival footage, music, comedy and dance performances, and behind-the-scenes verité with the team that makes the theater run. The Apollo features interviews with artists including Patti LaBelle, Pharrell Williams, Smokey Robinson, and Jamie Foxx.The Apollo Theater is internationally renowned for having influenced American and pop culture more than any other entertainment venue. The space has created opportunities for new talent to be seen and has served as a launchpad for a myriad of artists including Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Luther Vandross, Dave Chappelle, Lauryn Hill, Jimi Hendrix, and more.

Details

Date:
February 21
Website:
https://cbfilmfest.org/yearround-films

Organizer

Crested Butte Film Festival
Phone:
303-204-9080
Website:
http://cbfilmfest.org/