Thumbs Up for Mother Universe: Stories from the Life of Lonnie Holley

  • George King
  • 95 minutes
  • PROGRAMMING NOTE: AVAILABLE FOR STREAMING IN THE US ONLY.

    This film is available for streaming October 20th-25th.

    This feature-length documentary traces the dramatic life of Lonnie Holley from the garbage dumps and prison camps of Jim Crow Alabama to the music stages and art museums of the world. Along the way, the film reveals the spirituality of Holley’s creative process; his insights into conservation, ecology and the environment; and his deep sources of inspiration rooted in southern life and African American history and culture.

    Presented by PRo Kansas Recycling

    This film is preceded by the short film Engage Earth by James Choi.
     
    Generous Admission $15 (all the same access with a little more support to your friends at Tallgrass!)
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About Tallgrass Film Association

Tallgrass Film Association entertains, educates and inspires audiences in the Wichita community and beyond by showcasing the best of independent films from around the world through an annual 5-day film festival, year-round special screenings and events, and our annual 36 hour filmmaking competition Take 36. We strive to preserve the cultural tradition of film as a communal adventure. Movies bring us together: they entertain, spark conversation, build community and forge new relationships.