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Showing at the Historic Ashland Armory (Fri) at the Varsity (Sat/Mon)

Make it Funky!

Armory, Fri 9:00 PM

Varsity, Sat 3:30 PM, Mon 10:00 AM

Directed by Michael Murphy

It is all but impossible to watch this rollicking, infectious film and not feel a note of sadness Filmed in 2004 on the colorful streets of New Orleans, it focuses on the exuberant sounds of this very special place and the music it has created -- best described as funky, or the New Orleans beat It&

s a tribute to the musical heritage of the Crescent City, replete with a solid lineup of top drawer performers who give blazing performances and lively commentary &

Make It Funky&

is a love letter, a celluloid memory of something that will be profoundly missed if allowed to slip away in the aftermath of Katrina All profits from the benefit screening of the film will help improve the lives of victims of Katrina through the humanitarian organization FilmAid International

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