The new documentary Sing Your Song chronicles the life of one of the most charismatic and influential artists in American film, theater, and music. Harry Belafonte recounts his ascendancy in New York’s nightclubs and theaters and then Hollywood from the ’40s through the ’60s, as well as his decades of fierce social activism. “It isn’t just the story of a man, but the story of a country and a century” (Variety). Featuring Martin Luther King, Jr., Sidney Poitier, Paul Robeson, Nat King Cole, Dorothy Dandridge, Marlon Brando, and many others. 2012, video, 105 minutes.
Following the area premiere of Sing Your Song, join Harry Belafonte and Scott Foundas, contributing editor to Film Comment, for a conversation and Q&A with the audience.
The Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul will screen the film March 16–22 at the St. Anthony Main Theatre.