I Called Him Morgan
DIRECTOR: KASPER COLLIN
Intro and Q&A with jazz and film critic Gary Giddins at 7pm show on Friday, March 31
On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his 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. A film about love, jazz and America.
A Submarine Deluxe release
Photo© Kasper Collin Produktion AB / Courtesy of the Afro-American Newspaper Archives and Research Center