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The Girls in the Band
Virgil Films And Entertainment




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This documentary profiles a number of talented women who became prominent figures in the jazz scene of the 1930s, a time when the genre was dominated by male performers. The film also looks at contemporary female jazz artists.

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Overview

This documentary profiles a number of talented women who became prominent figures in the jazz scene of the 1930s, a time when the genre was dominated by male performers. The film also looks at contemporary female jazz artists.

Main Cast & Crew

Judy Chaikin - Director

 

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DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 81
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 829567119020
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: November 2015

Related Categories:
Movies > Education/General Interest

Related Keywords:
Documentary
Jazz
Racism
Women
Musicians

 

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Reviews:
"[A]s the upbeat documentary THE GIRLS IN THE BAND amply demonstrates, from the get-go women have been deeply involved in all aspects of America’s great musical genre..." - 01/30/2012 Hollywood Reporter


"Editing seamlessly juxtaposes the women’s stories with historical performance footage. Their stories are so compelling, many suggest their own documentaries." - 02/20/2014 Chicago Sun-Times

 

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