Showing 1 - 3 of 3 titles with a criteria of Subject is World War I and the Jazz Age
Filmmaker Bill Morrison and musician Bill Frisell evoke the Mississippi River Flood of 1927, and its many legacies.
Icarus Films | 2013 | 80 minutes
A young Canadian woman visits the Vimy Memorial to make a charcoal imprint of the engraved name of her great-grandfather who was lost in battle, bringing with her a notebook of sketches and diary entries that he made during months of preparation for the battle to take back Vimy Ridge.
National Film Board of Canada | 2017 | 9 minutes
The Savoy Ballroom was the home of the amazing Lindy Hop dancers, and the first venue in America where Blacks and Whites could dance and socialize together. Born fatherless and poor, Chick Webb developed spinal tuberculosis and was a hunchbacked dwarf in constant pain, yet he virtually invented modern drumming and built the hottest Swing orchestra of the 1930s - the "house band" of The Savoy Ballroom
Collective Eye Films | 2022 | 60 minutes