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Sing Your Song
2011 | 104 min | Documentary Feature
Directed by: Susanne RostockUSA
Cast & Credits
Subjects: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poiter, Tony Bennett
Harry Belafonte shot to fame in the ‘50s and ‘60s as a remarkably versatile singer and actor on Broadway, television, and the silver screen. On top of his career achievements––which include Emmy, Tony, and Grammy Awards, and a National Medal of Arts––Belafonte ranks as one of the most passionate, outspoken, and tireless activists and humanitarians to come out of the American Civil Rights Movement. Director Susanne Rostock takes a pointed look at Belafonte’s life and work in this expansive, moving biographical documentary, and finds Belafonte, at 84, still fighting vigorously for many global humanitarian issues.
Filmmaker expected to be in attendance for post-screening Q&A.
About the Director
Susanne Rostock has been called “an aural and visual poet.” Her 20-year collaboration with Michael Apted includes MOVING THE MOUNTAIN, INCIDENT AT OGLALA, THE LONGWWAY HOME, and ME & ISAAC NEWTOWN. She edited such powerful, controversial films as PATERNAL INSTINCT, PASSIN' IT ON, CALLING THE GHOSTS, and THE UPRISING OF '34 and has received multiple Emmys and Independent Documentary Association awards. She has just completed the provocative ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS: THE HUNT FOR ERIC RUDOLPH with director Jim Chambers. Rostock has an MFA in film from NYU’s Tisch School.
Sat, Oct 15, 6:00PM
UA East Hampton Theater 2