Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes

Sam Pollard, Ben Shapiro

Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes, made by Academy Award nominee (and multi-time RiverRun alum) Sam Pollard and Ben Shapiro, explores the life and music of the legendary drummer, composer, bandleader, andsocial activist through a remarkable series of creative peaks, struggles, and personal reinventions—from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights years, surveying the heady days of post-war modern jazz to hip hop and beyond.


Presented by PNC.


Marketing Partner: Camel City Jazz Orchestra.


Only screening in person.