Documentary Feature | 104 minutes

HIFF 2022

 World Cinema Documentary

Directed by
Sacha Jenkins

Produced by
Sara Bernstein, Justin Wilkes, Sacha Jenkins, Julie Anderson

Executive Producer
Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Michele Anthony, David Blackman

2022 | English | USA

In his illuminating portrait of the iconic artist, filmmaker Sacha Jenkins honors Louis Armstrong”s legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador. Showing sides of Armstrong few have been privileged to see, Jenkins comprehensively covers his extraordinary life—spanning from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement—illustrating how he became a lightning rod figure throughout that turbulent era. Presented through a lens of archival footage, never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations, LOUIS ARMSTRONG’S BLACK & BLUES offers an intimate and revealing look at a musician who changed the world. An Apple Original Film.

Scheduled to attend the 6:30pm screening in Sag Harbor: Director Sacha Jenkins