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Speed Cinema+ Presents: Fiddlin’

September 14 at 3:00 pm - 4:36 pm

Fiddlin’
Directed by Julie Simone

Fiddlin’ is an Old Time and Bluegrass music documentary that takes place at the world’s oldest Fiddler’s Convention in the Appalachian Mountains. Wayne Henderson, a world-renowned luthier known as the “guitar god,” is both a master craftsman and master storyteller. His friendship with 11-year old guitar prodigy Presley Barker shows just how closely-knit a community of musicians can be.

The enduring relationship between mentor and prodigy is a testament to music’s power. With multiple generations jamming together, we are witness to some off-the-charts pickin’ and fiddlin’. And when the top ten finalists are announced in the ultra-competitive guitar competition, we’re in for an exciting and unexpected musical climax. Watching kids hold instruments instead of smart phones, it feels like we have taken a step back in time. 2018, U.S., DCP, 96 minutes. Recommended for 12+.

Cinema+ following the screening will be a Q&A with producer Vicki Vlasic.

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Date:
September 14
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:36 pm
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