I Called Him Morgan
Sweden/USA 2017, 92 min, Dir: Kasper Collin
Screenings:
  • Friday April 28, 2017 at 7:00PM
  • Saturday April 29, 2017 at 4:30PM
  • Sunday April 30, 2017 at 4:15PM
  • Wednesday May 3, 2017 at 9:30PM

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On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. This feature documentary by Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together.

FILM ARTICLE: “Interviews with Morgan’s fellow musicians help elucidate his musical gifts, as do selections from his recordings.”Newsweek  

FILM ARTICLE: “Director Kasper Collin imbues this documentary with an ambiguous, unsettlingly empathetic emotional force.”Slant

FILM ARTICLE: “The movie is like a record you could spin again and again.” – Vulture

FILM ARTICLE: “His life was as colorful and tragic. His talent as deep. This enlightening and haunting documentary gives him his due.”Huffington Post

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