[JPL] Looking for Jazz Movie Directors

Bradley Stone stonebradley1 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 14:07:08 EDT 2010


Can't wait to see this movie - I hope that you are able to pull this off!
Best wishes, Brad

On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 8:49 AM, Bassem Nasir <bnasir at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I am currently writing a screenplay titled "One Night at the Flamingo" that
> is based on the real life story of the relationship between a Palestinian
> Jazz Radio DJ (Myself) and an American Jewish Jazz Musician (Arnie
> Lawrence). The events of the film take place at the Flamingo bar in
> Ramallah, Palestine where Arnie, for over a year in 1999, used to lead a
> group of Palestinian and Israeli musicians in some of the most wonderful
> Jazz I have ever heard. That time in the history of the Palestinian-Israeli
> conflict was full of hope and no where was it obvious than at the Flamingo.
> I want this to be a Jazz movie and not dumb it down to a political film with
> an agenda of peace promotion. Of course the message of peace will be evident
> throughout the context. In that kind of spirit, I was wondering if any of
> you can recommend any talented film directors who might be interested in a
> Jazz based movie?
> Thanks,
> Bassem Nasir
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