October 4-7, 2018


October Revolution
Film Screenings

Thursday, September 27 - 7pm

Milford Graves Full Mantis

Lightbox Film Center, 3701 Chestnut Street
$10 or FREE to all 4-Day Pass holders

The first ever feature-length portrait of renowned percussionist Milford Graves, exploring his kaleidoscopic creativity and relentless curiosity.

Co-presented by Scribe Video Center


Monday, October 1 - 8pm

The Breath Courses Through Us

The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street
FREE Admission

This 2013 documentary about the New York Art Quartet (featuring Milford Graves, Roswell Rudd, John Tchicai, Reggie Workman and Amiri Baraka) focuses on the ensemble's 35-year reunion, while reaching back through their recollections of their foundations and innovative musical ideas. Next year marks the 55th anniversary of this group and a revolutionary period in jazz music, which declared its existence in the (original) October Revolution in Jazz in October 1964.