Men of Bronze
William Miles / 1977 / USA / 60 min.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7pm
Post-screening discussion with jazz historian Howard Mandel and Roosevelt University professor emeritus Christopher Reed.
Christopher Reed is Professor Emeritus of History at Roosevelt University and author of The Depression Comes to the South Side: Protest and Politics in the Black Metropolis, 1930-1933 (2011), The Rise of Chicago’s Black Metropolis, 1920-1929 (2011), All the World Is Here!: The Black Presence at White City (2000), and several other works.
Howard Mandel is a jazz historian, critic, and educator. He’s the author of Future Jazz (1999) and Miles Ornette Cecil: Jazz Beyond Jazz (2008), the editor of The Illustrated History of Jazz and Blues (2005), the former editor of DownBeat, and the president of the Jazz Journalists Association. He recently returned from three decades in New York to his hometown of Chicago, where he serves on the board of the Jazz Institute of Chicago.