‘Round Midnight by Bertrand Tavernier (1986, 133 min.). Taking its title from the famous Thelonious Monk song, ‘Round Midnight is an atmospheric drama set in late 1950s Paris. Dale Turner is an alcoholic saxophonist who fills small Parisian nightclubs with music. Jazz fanatic Francis Borler (François Cluzet, Les Intouchables) recognizes Dale’s genius and tries to save him from self-destruction before it’s too late. Herbie Hancock won the Academy Award for Best Original Score.

The Second Great Migration and Music: The John Coltrane Story

‘Round Midnight

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2:30 pm - 4:40 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
Admission
$9MFA members, seniors, and students
$11Nonmembers
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Event Type
Film