Up From the Streets



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General Public:$12.00
Film Info
Program:New Releases
Virtual Cinema
Social Justice
Culture & Society
Release Year:2019
Runtime:104 min
Print Source:Eagle Rock Entertainment
Director:Michael Murphy
Executive Producer:Terence Blanchard
Geoff Kempin
Terry Shand
Producer:Michael Murphy
Cilista Eberle
Robin Burgess
Cinematographer:Mark Moore
Screenwriter:Michael Murphy
Editor:Bruce Ochmanek
Principal Cast:Allen Toussaint
Dr. John
Harry Connick Jr.
Wynton Marsalis
Branford Marsalis
Jason Marsalis
Bonnie Raitt
Keith Richards
Robert Plant
Aaron Neville


MSP Film Presents Virtual Cinema!

We are excited to partner with Eagle Rock Entertainment to bring a home viewing experience to film fans in our community while our cinema programming is temporarily suspended.


About the Film

A feature length documentary that looks at the culture of New Orleans through the lens of music. New Orleans has a distinct history as a result of its political and social history. There is a thread that runs through the city that can be heard from the drumming at Congo Square in the 1700’s through to today’s vibrant music scene. The music of this city is a powerful form of expression. It was a vehicle to communicate a desire for freedom, express frustration of the injustices of segregation and Jim Crow laws, a healing force that helped bring the city back from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, and is still a vital form of expression against ongoing cultural & racial biases. Executive Producer Terence Blanchard and Director Michael Murphy, show how the culture of the city is reflected in its music, how music impacts culture; and how even in the darkest of times, music lifts and unites.

A portion of the proceeds from every ticket sold will be donated to The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Jazz & Heritage Music Relief Fund, a statewide relief fund created to support Louisiana musicians and music industry workers whose livelihoods have been adversely impacted by this unprecedented crisis.

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