Attend a special sneak peek of Bang! The Bert Berns Story, which tells the story of 1960s American songwriter and record producer Bert Berns. The documentary is narrated by Steven Van Zandt and includes interviews with Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Van Morrison, Ben E. King, Ron Isley, and Cissy Houston. 2016. 96 min. USA. Not Rated.
“One of the great untold stories of Rock n’ Roll.” – Rolling Stone
Following the film, legendary soul singer Betty Harris (“Cry to Me”and “His Kiss”) will perform with the Mighty Soul Drivers.
A post-film Q&A will feature Bert Berns’ son, Brett Berns, who co-directed the film with Bob Sarles; Bert Berns' daughter, Cassie Berns; producer Leo Feroleto; recording artist Kenny Hamber; and Betty Harris.
The event is planned in collaboration with Queen Ann Nzinga Center and the Six Summit Gallery.
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Online ticket sales end December 16 at 11:59pm; any unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door. All tickets are final sale; no refunds or exchanges.