Birth of the Cool

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Date:               Friday 16th October
Time:              8 pm
Entrance:      € 9,–/11,–   (Festival passes and ticket packages available)

Director:                 Stanley Nelson
Cast:                        Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana, Flea
Production Year:   2019, US, 115 min

English with German subitles

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Trumpeter, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, brilliant and always controversial. A man who created a sound so wonderful that it can break your heart.

This film tells the story of the life and career of an exceptional musical talent and cultural icon. A true visionary who embodied one thing completely: Coolness.                 

Director Stanley Nelson, one of the leading historians of African-American culture, created with “Miles Davis – Birth of the Cool” a documentary that allows the viewer to experience the sound and personality of one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century firsthand – thanks to previously unreleased archive footage, studio outtakes and rare photographic material.

Interviews with musicians such as Wayne Shorter, Quincy Jones, Juliette Gréco, Carlos Santana, Marcus Miller and Herbie Hancock, among others, provide further exciting insights into the life and work of Miles Davis.

This captivating portrait brings the legend of Miles Davis to life.

English Trailer

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