- Chan Centre Connects
- Film Screening: Abdullah Ibrahim: A Struggle for Love
Film Screening: Abdullah Ibrahim: A Struggle for Love
Presented by the Chan Centre in partnership with The Cinematheque
Abdullah Ibrahim: A Struggle for Love is presented in conjunction with The Jazz Epistles concert at the Chan Centre.
A meaningful tribute to one of the world’s most legendary jazz musicians, this 2005 documentary by Ciro Cappellari explores the life of South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim (aka Dollar Brand), covering his extensive musical career and inspirations, his fight against Apartheid, and his subsequent relationship with the great Duke Ellington. Winner of a 2005 Adolf Grimme Award.
Directed by Ciro Cappellari, 2005, 58 min.
Cinematheque Film Screenings: This film is part of Chan Centre Connects, and is one of three music-inspired films that have been curated to accompany Chan Centre Presents performances.