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Reel Jazz 4: Swing-a-Ding Ding!

Jazz on Film | Presented by Michael van den Bos

Sunday, June 10, 2018VIFF Vancity Theatre7:00PM$15

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Featuring a dynamic line-up of swing and hot jazz performances from Hollywood movies, film scholar Michael van den Bos will introduce clips of big bands in propulsive performances, headed by such luminary leaders as Harry James, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman… and the legendary Louis Armstrong. Also on the bill are explosive examples of lightning fast Lindy Hop dancing and classic swing themed animated cartoons. Are you hep to the jive?

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