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Films

The Dennos Museum Center presents several films during the year, sourced from a variety of local, national, and international filmmakers and organizations. Events are free of charge and feature a documentary film followed by discussion with community leaders and scholars. Films are generally screened with captions. Milliken Auditorium features a T-coil loop for those with hearing impairments. Additional arrangements for a sign language interpreter can be made by contacting Jason Dake at (231)995-1029 or jdake@nmc.edu.

Schedule

Chasing TraneThe Art of: Chasing Trane – The John Coltrane Documentary by John Scheinfeld
Thursday, October 12, 2017 – 6:45pm Music | 7:15pm Film
FREE

Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist. The film is the definitive look at the boundary- shattering  musician whose influence continues to this day. The NMC Jazz Quintet will perform a brief  set and discuss Coltrane’s influence on the genre. Chasing Trane is presented by Indy Lens Pop-Up, a program of Independent Lens. Click here for trailer. (Film: 90 minutes)

Have an idea for a film screening? Contact Jason Dake at jdake@nmc.edu.


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Pop-UpIndie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Can't attend in person? Find Independent Lens on Facebook for online Pop-Up events.

ITVSThe Independent Television Service funds, presents, and promotes award-winning documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, innovative new media projects on the Web, and the Emmy Award-winning weekly series Independent Lens Monday nights at 10:00 PM on PBS.

CMU Public BroadcastingWCMU is our local affiliate. For broadcast times of the Independent Lens series, visit http://wcmu.org/tv.