Thursday, July 7, 2016

Event: NAGB Summer Film Series continues with “Always For Pleasure” and “Junkanoo: The Heartbeat of a People” on Thursday, July 7, 2016 @ 8:00pm-10:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, WI

“Always For Pleasure” and “Junkanoo” on July 7, 2016 at The NAGB
Event: NAGB Summer Film Series continues with “Always For Pleasure” and “Junkanoo: The Heartbeat of a People” on Thursday, July 7, 2016 @ 8:00pm-10:00pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details - Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: http://www.nagb.org.bs/
Event Description: “This Thursday starting at 8 pm guests will be treated to a double screening of two documentaries examining the ways two different cities celebrate their versions of Carnival. In “Always For Pleasure” independent filmmaker Les Blank takes a loving look at the sights and sounds of New Orleans, where masquerade is embraced in the city’s way through Mardi Gras. 'Always For Pleasure' is 58 minutes long and is rated B. Following 'Always For Pleasure' will be Maria Govan’s 'Junkanoo: The Heartbeat of a People.' Through a tapestry of interviews with a diverse body of characters, the film explores Junkanoo’s historical, social, political, culture and spiritual impact on Bahamian life. Govan’s film is 62 minutes long. Co-producer of the film Erika M. Robinson will be available for a short Q&A session after the screening. All films are free to attend and begin at 8 p.m. To make your experience that much more enjoyable; we will be offering popcorn and refreshments for sale. ...”Read more: NAGB Double Feature Event-Facebook
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Always for Pleasure (1978) - video by Films by Les Blank

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