Advance preview + live jazz: The United States Vs. Billie Holiday (APR 16)

CTC 130 mins

About the Event

Join us for live jazz from Trio Montagne before the start of the film, and drink specials all night during advance previews of the Golden Globe Award winning The United States Vs. Billie Holiday.

Director: Lee Daniels
Actors: Natasha Lyonne, Trevante Rhodes, Andra Day, Dana Gourrier, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Garrett Hedlund

The legendary Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, spent much of her career being adored by fans across the globe.

Beginning in the 1940’s in New York City, the federal government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to escalate and racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial and heart wrenching ballad, “Strange Fruit.”

Led by Oscar® nominated director Lee Daniels and introducing Grammy® nominated singer-songwriter Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday unapologetically presents the icon’s complicated, irrepressible life.

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