The Great Flood

Program Running Time 80 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Bill Morrison
(USA, 2012, 80 mins, DCP)

Director Bill Morrison weaves together compelling archival footage of the great Mississippi flood of 1927, complemented by a very well-considered Bill Frisell original score. That flood led to an exodus of sharecroppers, all heading north. The result? Chicago blues, rhythm & blues and, ultimately, rock ’n’ roll…