Lincoln Center Out o Doors: globalFEST Films at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

07/27/14 1pm 10 Lincoln Center Plaza Map
212-721-6500 Ages: Teen, Adult
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1:00 pm: Brasslands, USA, 2013, 88min

A New York City brass band travels to a tiny Serbian village to compete in the 50th anniversary of the world's largest trumpet competition. The first Americans to compete, Zlatne Uste meet the Serbian Roma champs, tough competitors with different reasons for wanting to win.

3:00 pm: The Last Song Before the War, US/Mali, 2013, 90min

The 2011 Festival in the Desert in Timbuktu draws musicians and audiences from all over the world. The film captures not only these stunning performances but also the participants' concerns over an uncertain future as the Islamic militants threaten from north. Featuring Tinariwen, Khaïra Arby, Vieux Farka Touré, Tartit and more.

5:00 pm: Journey to Jah, Germany/Switzerland , 2013, 92min

Two European musicians find a new home in Jamaica after their separate searches for authenticity bring them to this politically and economically torn island. "Gentleman" from Germany and "Alborosie" from Italy thrive in the contradictions and connections they find in reggae—rebel music that unites.

Free and open to the public. Complimentary tickets will be distributed at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center box office starting one hour prior to each event. Limit one ticket per person. Please note that while tickets will not be distributed until one hour prior to each event, the line may form in advance of this time.

*Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

Venue Description: The world's leading performing arts center and home to the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the School of American Ballet.

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