Faygo Movie Night In The D The Amazing Nina Simone

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Aug 6th: "The Amazing Nina Simone"
Much beloved and often misunderstood, the story of America’s most overlooked musical genius is finally brought to light in “The Amazing Nina Simone.” Director Jeff L. Lieberman (”Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria”) brings audiences on Nina’s journey from the segregated South, through the worlds of classical music, jazz joints & international concert halls. Navigating through the twists & turns of the 1960’s fight for racial equality, the film delves deep into Nina’s artistry and intentions, answering long-held questions behind Nina’s most beloved songs, bold style, controversial statements, and the reason she left America.
"The Amazing Nina Simone" is the only documentary film to tell the story of the singer, songwriter, pianist and activist, through over 50 exclusive and intimate interviews with the people who knew Nina best: her friends, family, musicians and fellow activists, including Eric Burdon (The Animals), Sam Waymon (Nina’s Brother & Longtime Band Member), Nikki Giovanni (Poet, Professor & Friend) & Marie Christine Dunham-Pratt (Nina's Lover & Friend).


About the Faygo Movie Nights in the 'D':
Stellar outdoor movie screenings are once again part of Quicken Loans Summer in the Parks as Faygo Movie Night in the D returns to Campus Martius Park every Saturday evening from July 16 through August 27. Screenings of Academy Award-nominated and Academy Award-winning films on the large LED outdoor screen will take place at 8 p.m. and include family favorites, documentaries and action-packed features.

This year’s series offers moviegoers a complete evening entertainment experience with new dining choices and all-time favorite snacks available for purchase. The new Fountain Detroit restaurant located in the park offers beach-casual fare and cold craft cocktails in a vibrant open-air, urban beachside setting. The menu features unique salads, burgers, panini and sausages plus beach-themed frozen drinks and Michigan beers. It wouldn’t be Faygo Movie Night in the D without Detroit’s one true pop! Guests can enjoy Faygo’s “Dee-licious” flavors along with gourmet popcorn from Good People Popcorn. While chairs are provided, everyone is welcome to bring their own blankets and picnics.

Future Movies:
August 13: “Inside Out” Presented by United Way for Southeastern Michigan

August 20: “The Big Short”

August 27: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Featuring Michigan Philharmonic performing Sci-Phonic, supported by WRCJ 90.9 FM

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