Jazz on Film

Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense
Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense
From future icons to legends of the past, explore the many variations of this ever evolving art form.

Presented with the 2010 Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

Curated by Spiro Economopoulos

Saturday 1 May - Saturday 8 May 2010
Full $13 Concession $10

Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench

Boy meets girl, boy leaves girl, boy and girl get back together in this jazz riff on love.

Black Orpheus

The classic Orpheus and Eurydice myth set against the excess of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense

This spirited documentary creates a compelling snapshot of jazz in its current state.

The Jazz Baroness

This documentary tells the offbeat love story between an heiress and the father of modern jazz.

Improvs or A scatter-shot theory of hip communication

This one-off cine-happening is a cut-and-paste homage to the wide, weird world of jazz.

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