“Girls in the Band” Film Screening in NoHo

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THE GIRLS IN THE BAND tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30′s to the present day.

Join us on Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Laemmle NoHo 7 Theatre for a screening of “The Girls in the Band” followed by snacks and sips at The Federal with the film’s director, Judy Chaikin.

The screening is FREE for SingularCity Members! Others are invited to join us, but must purchase their tickets at the box office.

“The Girls in the Band” chronicles the challenges and triumphs of female musicians breaking into the male dominated world of big band, swing and jazz music. Set against a stark background of racism and sexism, “The Girls in the Band” paints a definitive picture of those courageous women and their unheralded journey from the 1930s to the present day.

Read what the New York Times says about Girls in the Band.

Currently screening at film festivals, this fascinating documentary has already achieved the following awards:

* Audience Award, Best Documentary Feature – Palm Springs International Film Festival
* Audience Favourite Feature, Victoria Film Festival
* Audience Choice Documentary, Omaha Film Festival
* Best Music Documentary, DOCUTAH Film Festival
* Best Feature Documentary Award, The High Falls Film Festival

To see the trailer, visit: http://www.thegirlsintheband.com/home/

If you are a SingularCity Member and would like to attend, please log in to the community and make your RSVP at: http://singularcity.com/community/event/263

If you are not a member and would like to attend, please e-mail events@singularcity.com.

Want to find out more about the becoming a SingularCity member?  Visit: http://singularcity.com/community/welcomepage

The Laemmle NoHo 7 Theatre is located at 5240 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601.

“The Girls in the Band” is showing Thursday, June 7 – Thursday, June 13. Call the theatre for a complete list of showtimes or visit http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/23

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