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Clarewood Documentary Viewing: Miss Sharon Jones
Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Home of Mary Goldstein
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RSVP: Mary Goldstein
When: Sunday, March 17, 2:00-4:30 pm
Where: Home of Mary Goldstein (RSVP for address)
Open to: Members & volunteers
Accessibility: Not wheelchair accessible
2015 ‧ Music/Documentary ‧ 1h 33m subtitled
Two-time Academy Award® winner Barbara Kopple (HARLAN COUNTY USA) shines a powerful, inspiring and entertaining spotlight on contemporary soul queen Sharon Jones. After years in obscurity and being told she was “too black, too short, too old," Sharon finally broke-through in her forties and has been hailed as a modern-day female James Brown. Then as she prepared to release her much-anticipated new album, Sharon came face-to-face with the greatest challenge of her life: a grave cancer diagnosis. Follow this tour de force over the course of an eventful and remarkable year as she struggles to hold her band The Dap Kings together while battling her way back to the stage with the unstoppable determination of a true soul survivor.
Please be perfume-free when you come.
Email Mary to let her know you’re coming—both for directions and to ensure comfortable seating both for you and others.
Also please let Mary know if you have signed up and find yourself unable to attend so that your seat can be available for someone else.
Please feel free to bring snacks to share.