On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. This documentary by Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin (My Name Is Albert Ayler) is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together. A film about love, jazz and America with cinematography by Bradford Young (DOP, Selma).

Photo in Gallery:

Lee Morgan with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Amsterdam, 1960; featured in the documentary I Called Him Morgan, directed by Kasper Collin. Photo Credit: © Ben van Meerendonk / International Institute for Social History. Courtesy of Kasper Collin Produktion AB.


7:30pm Saturday, September 24, 2016 Lunenburg Opera House