Anniversary celebration

Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 7 p.m.

© Anthony Sherwood Productions

Documentary Screening: Music – A Family Tradition

The McCord Museum and Black History Month unite to mark the 25th anniversary of Anthony Sherwood’s documentary Music – A Family Tradition.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Anthony Sherwood and special guests. Be ready for some surprises!

Music – A Family Tradition

This documentary looks at four amazing musical families—Charlie Biddle and his family and the Sherwood Family in Montreal, the Richardson Family in Toronto, and the King Family in Vancouver. The film shows how these black families have embraced music as a lifelong tradition that is handed down from mother to daughter and from father to son. It is story that captures some amazing musical performances of black music from gospel to jazz to R&B.

Music – A Family Tradition, Canada, 1997, 45 min, Anthony Sherwood. In English.


Free activity, screening in English and discussion in English and in French, presented on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 7 p.m.
120 minutes
Location: J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum
Limited seating, reservation required.
Billetterie Weezevent

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