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BLACK WAX: Gil Scott-Heron and The Midnight Band

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Presented by Sembene - The Film & Arts Festival at The Shop - Homewood, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 15 2020
BLACK WAX: Gil Scott-Heron and The Midnight Band

Black Wax is a film of Gil-Scot Heron, who the UK’s Melody-Maker Magaziine called “the most dangersous musician alive”.

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Robert Mugge’s film BLACK WAX is a musical/political film on poet/singer/songwriter Gil Scott-Heron and his 10-piece Midnight Band.

Songs performed by the band include “Winter in America,” “Johannesburg,” and “‘B” Movie” (a scathing analysis of how and why Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States).

Between songs, Scott-Heron is reciting his equally powerful poems (“Whitey on the Moon”), leading the camera on a unique tour of

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  • Official trailer


The Shop - Homewood

621 North Dallas Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208


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