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Screening: Twenty Feet from Stardom with featured singer, Lisa Fischer

Brooklyn Historical Society

Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

Brooklyn, NY

Screening: Twenty Feet from Stardom with featured...

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Spend Mother's Day with Lisa Fischer, Grammy Award winning R&B vocalist and Brooklyn native. Lisa has worked with a galaxy of superstars including the Rolling Stones, Sting, Tina Turner, Luther Vandross, Lou Reed, and Nine Inch Nails.  She "gloriously sings her heart out and reveals a piece of her soul every night," according to the Rolling Stones Fanzine. The New York times calls her "a star.. earthy and emotive."

Lisa is featured in the Oscar-winning documentary feature 20 Feet From Stardom, which turns the spotlight on the backup singers behind some of the musical legends of our time. Huffpost reports that "it's clear that Lisa Fischer is deeply and internally in love with the act of singing, utterly and blissfully present in the welling up of each note, in the zone of the sublime."

Screen the inspiring film and enjoy a post-screening discussion with Lisa Fischer about her musical journey and the making of the film.

 
Screening: 20 Feet from Stardom
Followed by Talkback with Lisa Fischer
Sunday, May 11th, 4pm
$10 / $5 for BHS Members

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