The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the Music That Changed America
Featuring Janet Jackson voicing the words of Ella Fitzgerald, and John Legend as Duke Ellington, plus Billy Crystal, Jeff Goldblum, Tyne Daly, Andy Garcia, Ron Perlman, Danny Glover, Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, among others.
Education Under Fire
Education Under Fire profiles the growth, struggle, and inspiring spirit of the Baha ́i Institute for Higher Education. Baha ́i is in Iran have been subjected to systematic persecution, including arrests, torture, and execution simply for refusing to recant their beliefs.
The film, which will be available on iTunes and VOD on May 31, chronicles the two-decade long struggle in Vermont that helped build the foundation for the entire marriage equality movement.
THE STATE OF MARRIAGE
Vermont was the first state to grant legal recognition to same sex couples and it continued its pioneering ways by becoming the first state to make same sex marriage legal not from a court ruling, but because the legislature moved proactively to make it a new law.Rachel Maddow, MSNBC anchor
I try to empower the poor, young people, woman, and peasants. We want to help everyone recognize that they have a lot of gifts, even though they are poor, to give to the community by working together as a body. We can grow together as human beings and complete each other, and learn from each other. We can become bridge-builders and peacemakers, for ourselves, for the others, and for the world.Father Joseph B. Philippe
THE SAVOY KING
The Savoy King is enjoyable and convincing . . . the vibrant doc is rewarding for any Swing fan and, given some colorful and heartstring-pulling elements, will likely inspire filmmakers in the audience to wonder about biopic rights.The Hollywood Reporter