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MIXED TAPE TRILOGY Director Up Next on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Director Kathleen Ermitage Talks MIXTAPE TRILOGY on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music explores one of the most intense and unique relationships between people who rarely meet: music artists and their fans. Folk-rock icons The Indigo Girls openly share their journey, which has powerfully influenced the life of their biggest fan. Composer and pianist Vijay Iyer examines issues of immigration and race through his music; his work touches the heart of Garnette, a “man of the streets” from Kingston, Jamaica. Rapper and activist Talib Kweli inspires and transforms the life of Mike, a “Hip Hop” architect from Detroit. The director unpacks the music, inviting the audience to fall into it. The art of listening unfolds and inspires us to listen to music and, perhaps, each other in new ways.

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Airs Thursday, February 16, 6-8 PM.