"Throw Down Your Heart"

Friday, April 24, 2009

Sascha Paladino's documentary "Throw Down Your Heart" follows banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck's journey into Africa in search of the origins of the American banjo and record an album. "Throw Down Your Heart" opens Friday, April 24, at the IFC Center.

Event: Sascha Paladino and Bela Fleck will do a Q&A
Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, after the 7:20 and 9:45 pm screenings
Sunday, April 26, after the 2:40 pm screening More information here.


Bela Fleck's and Sascha Paladino's
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [4]

Brandon from Brooklyn

There is another Banjo documentary that covers the history of the Banjo in the USA. Amy Finkel's (2004) "ZING! Went the Strings Of My Heart"

check it out.

Apr. 24 2009 04:32 PM
Tom from Upper West Side

Jeez, who is that host today? I've just turned off my radio!!!

Apr. 24 2009 01:13 PM
ted from manhattan

how about reference to pete seeger?


Apr. 24 2009 01:11 PM
Connie from NJ

I've always loved the banjo. I understand it's hard to keep it in tune--why is that?

Apr. 24 2009 01:10 PM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.