TE and Brendan Gleeson, June 2002 photo by John Cohen. We'll be remembering John at the Brooklyn Folk Festival this weekend.
NYC FILM PREMIERE, 8:00pm: Different Johns – a documentary film that explores the different lives of John Cohen: old time string band musician, photographer, teacher, filmmaker and one of the faces of the Beat Generation. The film shines a light on America: its artists, its history, its reality – through this story of a un-conventional American.
Time: 7:30pm Doors / 8pm Screening
Location: St. Ann’s Church, 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY
Following the screening there will be live old time music from Nora Brown and the Down Hill Strugglers.
“One could say that the treasures of the earth may be found between the eyes of John Cohen.”
– Patti Smith