"Music Dreams…An American Story" Food Film Music Virtual Screenings

Documentary on the Life of Louisiana Musician Henry Turner Jr. and the Flavor Band with Bonus Featurettes to run from November 20 to December 31.
 
BATON ROUGE, La. - Oct. 26, 2020 - PRLog -- "Music Dreams…An American Story" will be shown at Food Film Music's…Be Thankful virtual screening series from November 20 through December 31, 2020. The half hour documentary profiles Louisiana musician Henry Turner Jr. and the Flavor band. The film includes musical performances, interviews with band and family members, club owners, musicians, filmmakers and national and regional entertainment executives. It explores Turner's prolific and diverse career in the music industry. From his beginnings in Top 40 to his funk band Crystal, his career transition into reggae and touring with the Bob Marley Festivals and his return to blues and soul. Bonus featurettes include Henry Turner & Flavor's recent appearance at the West Baton Rouge Museum's 25th Annual Sugar Fest and an updated interview. As founder of the Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival, seven years ago, a Sneak Peak of an upcoming feature documentary will also be shown, entitled "We're Going Down to the Mardi Gras."

"Music Dreams…An American Story" tickets for Food Film Music's Be Thankful for Virtual Screenings are $9.99 and available at http://www.foodfilmmusic.com.

For over forty years, Baton Rouge native Henry Turner, Jr. has developed a syncopated style of music that is referred to as Louisiana blues, soul, funk and reggae. He is also known for mentoring new talent and for work with various philanthropic organizations and foundations. In addition to founding the above mentioned Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival, other annual events include the Baton Rouge Soul Food and Henry Turner, Jr. Day festivals.

Viewers and attendees comments include…"beautifully done...", "interesting, refreshing and deep understanding of the blues…" and "definitely worth the watch."

The documentary is produced by Mustang Films and Hit City Digital TV. Executive producer is Charles Bush, producer is Henry Turner Jr. Award-winning Mustang Films is a Baton Rouge-based media production company specializing in documentaries,  web series and television specials. Hit City Digital TV is an adjunct of Hit City Digital Records that produces and releases musical and audio/visual recordings of Henry Turner, Jr. and other roots artists.

Food Film Music is a storytelling showcase for films about the human experience. Founded by Donna Lefont she created this Virtual Pop Up Cinema to watch movies in the comfort of your own home until it is safe return to the Big Screen experience.

The  screening series also includes the feature length documentary "One Note At a Time," about musicians returning to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and a companion short entitled "15 Years Down the Road."  Another featured film is "The Man Behind the White Guitar." It focuses on Brazilian guitarist Jose Neto.

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