DOC SOUP CALGARY PRESENTS: KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON
Posted on December 3, 2014
The music documentary KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON has been selected as the January 2015 Doc Soup film.
The January Doc Soup screening, presented by the Calgary International Film Festival and Hot Docs, will take place on Wednesday January 7, 7 p.m. at Globe Cinema.
The documentary explores music legend Clark Terry‘s relationship with a 23-year-old blind piano prodigy, Justin Kauflin.
Spending his life mentoring the most influential musicians in jazz history such as Quincy Jones and Miles Davis, Terry is now facing his own health issues, while helping Kauflin prepare for an elite jazz competition.
In this story of friendship, determination and jazz, see how a legend continues to leave his mark on music and mentor the next generation of emerging talent.
Alan Hicks’, a former student of Terry’s, debut film is produced by Quincy Jones and Paula DuPre’ Pesman, the producer behind the Academy Award© winning documentary THE COVE and the Oscar nominated documentary CHASING ICE.
For more information or interviews, please contact:
Laura Carlson; Calgary International Film Festival
403-452-4845 (office); 587-700-0116 (cell)
ABOUT DOC SOUP
Doc Soup Calgary is a monthly feature-length documentary series presented in partnership between the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) and the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival. The series is now in its ninth year, and runs from November 2016 to April 2017. Screening on the first Wednesday of each month, Doc Soup showcases six of the latest and most acclaimed Canadian and international documentaries, bringing local audiences the finest in inspiring and intelligent non-fiction cinema from across the globe.Back to news page