For Once in My Life
Event: Jan 15, 2011
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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NEW ORLEANS COMMUNITY CINEMA presents a FREE Screening of FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE by Jim Bigham

For Once in My Life is the story of a unique band of singers and musicians, and their journey to show the world the greatness – and killer soundtrack – within each of them. The 28 band members have a wide range of mental and physical disabilities, as well as musical abilities that extend into ranges of pure genius. In a cinema vérite style, the film explores the struggles and triumphs, and the healing power of music, as the band members’ unique talents are nurtured to challenge the world’s perceptions. (60 minutes) For more information visit itvs.org.

New Orleans Community Cinema is a FREE monthly screening series that pairs independently produced documentary films on timely and important social issues with leading organizations working on related issues in communities across the country. Screenings may be followed by a panel discussion, featured speaker, or other presentation. For more information visit communitycinema.org.

Hosted by Charitable Film Network, Antenna, Whole Foods Market, and ITVS.
Seating is limited, please RSVP at mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.

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