Film Screening: The Girls in the Band

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Tuesday / February 26, 2013 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue
United States

The Girls in the Band tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 1930s to the present day.

These incredibly talented women endured sexism, racism, and diminished opportunities for decades, yet continued to persevere, inspire, and elevate their talents in a field that seldom welcomed them.Today a new breed of gifted young women are taking their rightful place in the world of jazz which can no longer deny their talents.
Get more of the story at this film screening, with special guests Judy Chaikin and Christine Fawson. For more information about this event or to view the trailer, please visit the library facebook events page.
This event is sponsored by the Stan Getz Library and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.