Thursday, August 21, 2014
7:45 pm - 9:45 pm


Brasslands is a joyful documentary that captures the lively spirit of Balkan brass music. Unique to Serbia, it features lightning-fast rhythms and an infectious, celebratory energy—both abundantly evident in the world’s largest trumpet competition, which attracts a half-million music fans from around the world, local favorites, and even an unlikely band from New York.

Meerkat Media Collective. 2013. 84 m. NR. USA. N/A.


THE CAUCASIAN SENSATION: A short film about homegrown dance legend Anatoliy Vartanian, from the mountains of Dagestan, who reinvents himself in a New York City studio as director and choreographer of the LezginkaNYC dance ensemble. • Alison Brockhouse. 2012. 8 m. NR. US.

Q&A Meerkat Media Collective filmmakers Adam Pogoff and Alison Brockhouse with JBFC Programmer Karen Sloe Goodman.


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Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, 10570
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Times: 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm

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$15 - Nonmembers

Presenter: Jacob Burns Film Center
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Sponsored by Janet Maslin and Ben Cheever, and the Lucille and Paul Maslin Foundation.
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