The Man Who Invented Rock & Roll
DIRECTOR(s): Curt Hahn
PROJECT TYPE: Long Documentary
COUNTRY: United States
RUN TIME: 80 min.
"Lead Belly: The Man Who Invented Rock & Roll" is a captivating documentary that delves into the fascinating life of blues singer Lead Belly. Featuring interviews with music legends such as B.B. King, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte and more. This film offers a unique inside view of Lead Belly's journey. With a blend of rare video footage and electrifying music performances, viewers are taken on a remarkable ride through Lead Belly's defiance of two prison sentences through his powerful singing, ultimately leading to his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Saturday, September 30⋅6:00 – 7:45pm
Location: R. Milton and Denice Johnson Center