Summer of Music: The Amazing Nina Simone

Sunday, July 12th, 6:30pm
Summer of Music: The Amazing Nina Simone
Presented by Maysles Cinema, African Film Festival, Inc and Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival

@ Jackie Robinson Park
(148th St. & Bradhurst Avenue)
Lawn Chairs Permitted

100% Free Rain Location: The Maysles Cinema (343 Lenox Ave/Malcolm X Blvd)

100% Free

Rain Location:
The Maysles Cinema
(343 Lenox Ave/Malcolm X Blvd)

(6:30pm)
Nina Simone: High Priestess of Soul
with DJ Reborn

(7:30pm)
JUST ADDED!!!!!
Dr. Sam Waymon & His Musicians

(Jazz and Blues Legend and Nina Simone’s Brother)

Sam Waymon – Keyboard & Vocals
Brent Williams – Drums
Mario Giampaglia – Guitar
Laurents Hollands – Bass (also Musical Director)
Phyllis Kee – Guest Vocals

(8:30pm)
The Amazing Nina Simone
Introduced by director Jeff L. Lieberman and Sam Waymon.

Jeff L. Lieberman, 2015, 110 min.
The Amazing Nina Simone reveals the real Nina Simone through over 50 intimate
interviews with those who best knew the artistry and intentions of one
America’s true musical geniuses. The film follows Nina’s journey all
the way to the South of France and the place where she finally found
freedom and traces Nina’s roots from her upbringing in segregated
North Carolina.