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David Bromberg:Unsung Treasure

David Bromberg: Unsung Treasure

A Special MJFF Musical Event

Sunday, December 2nd  2:30 PM 

Hosted by the Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Street, Portland

Doors Open: 2:00 PM

Thank you to our sponsor Greenhut Galleries

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David Bromberg is a musician’s musician who collaborated with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia and other greats. In the 1980s he stopped performing publicly  and turned to violin making. Director Beth Toni Kruvant , through intimate interviews with Bromberg, archival photographs and footage, music recordings (including never-before-released cuts), and recollections from his contemporaries and family reveals Bromberg as he helps to revitalize an urban community and makes a musical comeback with esteemed friends such as Dr. John and Levon Helm.   (Documentary, 75 min.)

Following the screening, director Beth Toni Kruvant and David Bromberg will discuss making the film and David Bromberg will perform.

‘the film is most intriguing when discussing the period when the young, Jewish aspirant befriended blues legend Reverend Gary Davis’ Hollywood Reporter

“restores its subject to his rightful place in the pantheon of great guitarists.” — Village Voice