The "America's Music" film series exploring a different musical genre's influence on American life runs every other Saturday begining Sept. 14 at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville camput.
All sessions are free and open to the public. Each starts at 4 p.m. and will last about 90 minutes to two hours. Light refreshments will be provided, and RSVPs are appreciated to firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-717-3658.
Saturday’s first segment in thes eries features blues and gospel music featured in an episode of "Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues" and the documentary "Say Amen, Somebody."
Other films in the series will included "Broadway: The American Musical," Sept. 28; "Ken Burns' Jazz" and the documentary "International Sweethearts of Rhythm," Oct. 12; "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music," Oct. 26; "The History of Rock and Roll," Nov. 9; and "Latin Music USA" and the award-winning film "From Mambo to Hip-Hop: A South Bronx Tale," Nov. 23.
"America's Music" is a project by the Tribeca Film Institute in collaboration with the American Library Association, Tribeca Flashpoint, and the Society for American Music. For more information, visit the UNG Libraries website.