Sing, sing, sing!
Once again, FAB FULTON has partnered with BAMcinématek, to bring you a curated collection of musical films, every Thursday evening in July. This year’s powerful selections will inspire you to Sing Louder, as they detail some of the music industry’s most valiant tales of talented African-American and Latino artists, and their struggles in an industry wrought with difficulties. An entertaining mix of Hollywood blockbusters, Academy Award-winning features and intriguing documentaries, this FAB Flicks series is sure to stir something deep within every music-lover.
Free admission; seating is available, or you can bring your own. Movies begin at dusk or 8pm at Putnam Triangle Plaza (Fulton and Grand) in Clinton Hill.
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Thursdays in July
Putnam Triangle (Fulton and Grand)
Dir. Luis Valdez (1987) 108 min
Starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto
The unexpected rise and tragic death of Mexican-American singer/guitarist Richie Valens is chronicled in this exciting rock ‘n’ roll biopic.
20 Feet From Stardom
Dir. Morgan Neville (2013) 90 min
Starring Darlene Love, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton
The little-known true stories of some of the most important voices in music – the greatest backup singers of all time.
Searching for Sugarman
Dir. Malik Bendjelloul (2012) 86 min
Starring Sixto Rodriguez
An obscure Detroit folk singer, seemingly missing for decades, is sought out by fans in the one country where he unknowingly became a star: South Africa.
Dir. Bill Condon (2006) 130 min
Starring Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy
Inspired by the legendary story of Motown and The Supremes, this Academy Award-winning tale follows a ‘60s girl group through stardom and tragedy.
The 2017 season of FAB FULTON events is made possible by generous support from Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, Ridgewood Savings Bank, NYC Small Business Services (SBS) and Media Partner, BKLYNER. FAB Flicks is presented by the FAB Alliance in partnership with BAMcinématek, with additional support from Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Special thanks to the Volunteers of New York Cares and dozens of FABulous local Community Partners.