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Bang! The Bert Berns Story

March 5 @ 7:30 pm

| $12 - $15

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Dirs. Brett Berns, Bob Sarles, USA, 2016, 94 min, English | Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Steven Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include “Twist and Shout”, “Hang On Sloopy” and “Piece of My Heart.” Berns helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Featuring interviews with those who knew him best including: Ben E. King, Keith Richards and Paul McCartney. Premiered at SXSW 2016. Director Bob Sarles and music journalist/historian Joel Selvin in person

WinterFest is the signature year-round program of the Jewish Film Institute – presenters of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival – featuring the best in new Jewish film and media for diverse Bay Area audiences. The 2017 WinterFest edition will be held on the weekend of March 4–5, 2017 in San Francisco. Saturday’s program will take place at the Alamo Drafthouse New Mission Theater and Sunday’s events at the Roxie Theater.

 

 

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Date:
March 5
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$12 - $15
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Jewish Film Institute
Phone:
4156210556
Website:
jfi.org

Venue

The Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street
San Francisco, 94103
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Website:
http://www.roxie.com/
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