Sara Bernstein, Justin Wilkes, Sacha Jenkins, Julie Anderson
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