Film Screening: Little Satchmo
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
|Date:||Thursday, March 3, 2022|
|Location:||Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center|
Thursday, March 3, 7pm
Tickets: $10 without book; $20 with book
Little Satchmo chronicles the life of the late, great trumpet player and Black American music icon Louis Armstrong, told through the eyes of his one and only offspring. Sharon Preston-Folta is the product of Armstrong and his longtime mistress Lucille “Sweets” Preston, a vaudeville dancer from Harlem, New York. Preston-Folta is also the host of “TownTalk TampaBay” and “Radio Reset” on WSLR 96.5.
The documentary, narrated by Preston-Folta, is adapted from her 2012 memoir, Little Satchmo: Living In the Shadow Of My Father, Louis Daniel Armstrong. The book is available for purchase along with your ticket to the film.
The evening will include a short presentation by Truly Valued, the Little Satchmo documentary and a Q&A with Little Satchmo Team. Part of the proceeds from the event will benefit Truly Valued.
Food will be available from 6-7:30pm from Miss Susie’s Food Truck.