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78 Project Movie

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Tickets: $8 adult, $6 child/student Palm Movie Series 10-movie punch pass available for $65 - comes with coupon for one free large popcorn. THE 78 PROJECT MOVIE Directed by Alex Steyermark Produced by Lavinia Jones wright & Alex Steyermark Featuring recordings by The Reverend John Wilkins, Victoria Williams, John Doe, Holly Williams and Chris Coleman, John Reilly and Tom Brosseau, Jaron Lanier, Ella Mae Bowen, Dylan LeBlanc, The Bo-Keys with Percy Wiggins, John Paul Keith, Ben Vaughn, The Easy Leaves, Little Wings USA - 95 minutes – English The 78 Project is on a journey across America to make one-of-a-kind 78rpm records with musicians in their hometowns using a 1930s Presto direct-to-disc recorder. With one microphone. With one blank disc. In one 3-minute take. Along the way, a kaleidoscope of technologists, historians and craftsmen from every facet of field recording – Grammy-winning producers, 78 collectors, curators from the Library of Congress and Smithsonian – provide insights and history. In Tennessee, Mississippi, California, Louisiana, the folk singers, punk rockers, Gospel and Cajun singers in the film share their lives through intimate performances, and find in that adventure a new connection to our cultural legacy. "The 78 Project grabs American music by the roots." - USA Today "Rises above simple vintage workship and does more than just glorify the past -- it helps us experience it." - The Village Voice "They go to places that are not ideal for recording -- but that's part of the point" - NPR Morning Edition "'The 78 Project' is becoming a small industry." - New York Times