Django

Times:

  • 7:00 pm
  • Friday, November 10, 2017

Where:

  • The Tower Theatre
    815 E Olive Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93728

Synopsis

Fresno Filmworks presents “Django,” a wartime biopic centered around the world-famous jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. The film focuses on the brief and tumultuous period that Reinhardt, who was of Manouche Roma origins, spent escaping the Nazis during the Second World War. Featuring full-length performances of some of Reinhardt’s best-known work and a standout performance by Reda Kateb as Reinhardt. Directed by French writer and producer Etienne Comar. Also starring Cécile De France and Bea Palya. Presented with English subtitles. Assistive listening services are not available for this film.

Director: Etienne Comar
USA • 115 minutes • Not rated
Distributor: Under The Milky Way

Reviews

"Not only did Reinhardt’s work provide emotional escape to its listeners, but much of his music outlived the regime that sought to suppress and control it." — Peter Debruge, Variety
"Star Reda Kateb [shines] in an impressively restrained performance." — Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter
"Not only did Reinhardt’s work provide emotional escape to its listeners, but much of his music outlived the regime that sought to suppress and control it." — Peter Debruge, Variety
"Star Reda Kateb [shines] in an impressively restrained performance." — Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter

Every second Friday of the month, Fresno Filmworks screens first-run independent and international movies at the historic Tower Theatre.