Sneak preview of A DRUMMER’S DREAM at District 319

Here’s a chance to win tix to John Walker’s A DRUMMER’S DREAM at District 319 cinema on February 3, before its run at Vancity Theater.

ADD Trailer @ from John Walker on Vimeo.

Contest A:

The first current DOC BC Member to send us a press kit for their latest film, consisting of a synopsis and minimum one high quality still for use on the DOC BC website wins two tickets to the February 3rd screening plus a DVD and 11X17 poster.

Details: 1) Paid 2011 DOC BC Members only are eligible. This includes representatives of paid 2011 DOC BC Sponsor organizations.  2) Synopses should be 50 words or more (not just the logline). 3) Stills can be any format but must be a separate file (not embedded in a PDF with other text) and must be at least 900 pixels wide.

Contest B:

is ended. Congratulations Gael MacLean of Rukkus House Sound & Music Production Studios!

About The Film

Explosive talent, passion, humor and irresistible personality come together in a magical setting when seven diverse drummers create a profound and unforgettable experience with forty students.

Featuring  Dennis Chambers, Kenwood Dennard, Horacio “El-Negro” Hernandez, Giovanni Hidalgo, Mike Mangini, Raul Rekow and Nasyr Abdul Al-Khabyyr the film engages us with music styles and influences that are as dynamic as the performers themselves. We are lifted to another dimension as we connect to the powerful forces of nature embodied in the music of these master musicians. The creative and spiritual freedom of expression they display is astounding – from Latin rhythms to the wildly original compositions of Kenwood Dennard. Masters of rock, jazz, Latin fusion and soul, these drummers have backed the likes of Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Carlos Santana – and now each other. The philosophy of these musicians is underscored by love, compassion and joy. At the end of the film you will be tapping out the rhythms that live within us all, and the positive energy of these masters will pulse through you for days to come.

The film has been awarded the Hot Docs International Film Festival -Top Ten Audience Favorite Award this year and has received standing ovations and praise at film festivals across the country.

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