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"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.

Guests:

Bela Fleck's and Sascha Paladino's
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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"

www.stringsofmyheart.com

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?

ted

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

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