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Selma: A Film and Live Music Event with the NSO and Jason Moran

Friday, September 22, 2017 8:00 PM

JFK Centennial Celebration Jazz NSO Pops

Experience Martin Luther King Jr.’s movement to secure equal voting rights as chronicled by the Academy Award®–nominated film on a big screen with Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran’s acclaimed score performed live.

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Ryan McAdams, conductor
Jason Moran, piano

Experience Ava DuVernay’s 2014 Academy Award®–nominated film for Best Picture—which chronicles Martin Luther King Jr.’s movement to secure equal voting rights—on a big screen with Jason Moran’s acclaimed score for the film performed live by Moran and a full orchestra conducted by Ryan McAdams.

A post-show panel discussion will include Congressman John Lewis, Selma director Ava DuVernay, film score composer Jason Moran, and Selma sound editor Greg Hedgepath, as well as conductor Ryan McAdams, as they explore the idea of comprehensive American storytelling through music and creative expression.

Part of JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy.

Selma is licensed by PARAMOUNT PICTURES/PATHÉ PRODUCTIONS LIMITED. This program is licensed by PARAMOUNT PICTURES/PATHÉ PRODUCTIONS LIMITED and BOPLCITY MUSIC. Photo © 2014 Paramount Pictures/Pathé Productions Limited. All Rights Reserved.