Old Righteous Blues

Showings

California Theatre, San Jose Sat, Mar 9 11:30 AM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Runtime (minutes):99
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Country:South Africa
Genre:Drama
Inspirational
Original Language:Afrikaans
Subtitles (Language):English
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Ayden Croy
Euodia Samson
Stefan Erasmus
Director:Muneera Sallies
Executive Producer:Nomsa Philiso
Waldimer Pelser
Nicola van Niekerk
Lizette Khan
Producer(s):Carol Shore
Dumi Gumbi
Catharina Weinek
Screenwriter:Carol Shore
Cinematography:William Collinson
Music By:Edward George King
Editor:Bruce Mclaren-Lyall

Description

“...the pursuit of a dream is built on the risks we take and the choices we make... “A young man is forced to confront his limitations, face the ghosts of the past and rise above establishment constraints to unite a fractured community and realise his life-long dream of leading his town’s Christmas Choir Band (Kerskoor) to its former glory.


However, he must pay the price for the path his father chose twenty years ago, which split the fabulous Old Righteous Blues Kerskoor in two and fractured the community. For the next twenty years, pitched street battles raged, loyalties were tested, families were divided, and the two rival bands marched defiantly under their own banner, each claiming ownership of the town’s Kerskoor, with devastating and violent consequences for the community.

Additional Information

This Film Presented by

and in Honor of
JIM BOYCE & KRIS OTIS