James Brown: The Man, The Music, & The Message Film catalogues the life and music of the iconic singer.
On the Potomac Productions (OTP), in partnership with the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities (DCCAH), will present screenings of the film James Brown: The Man, The Music, and The Message at the Historic Lincoln Theatre on July 18 at 8:00 PM and at THEARC on July 19 at 7:00 PM. The screenings are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended.
“The film features exclusive interviews, concert performances and major events from the life and times of James Brown, “The Godfather of Soul.” In addition to his impressive musical career, the film also presents a moving and engaging look into Mr. Brown’s role as a global legend and American hero” According to Thomas Hart, President of OTP, a local production company.
“This production is noteworthy for its historic nature as well as its origins in Washington, DC,” said Lionell Thomas, Executive Director of DCCAH. “James Brown’s contributions to social activism during the Civil Rights Movement are significant to his legendary entertainment status, which will be highlighted through the film screenng.”
“This film is provocative and inspiring, while providing a unique perspective of James Brown the entertainer, and James Brown the cultural icon,” said Pierre Bagley, Director of the DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development. “We are pleased to endorse this project.”
The film aims to connect diverse audiences by bridging past and present generations of James Brown fans. The screenings will be at the Historic Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U Street NW, on July 18 at 8:00 PM and at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE on July 19 at 7:00 PM. To RSVP for the event or get a DVD of the program, visit OTPvideo.com.
Lincoln Theatre: http://www.thelincolndc.com/event/619559-james-brown-man-music-washington/
For additional information contact Thomas Hart, OTP Productions at 1221 11th St. NW Washington, DC 20001
(202) 898-0899 email@example.com.