CONVERSATIONS FROM THE OPEN ROAD: The Blues!

Runtime: 15 minutes

Producers: Mary Simons

Directors: Isaac Cleveland, Finn Wheeler and Keenan Reinsborough

Website: http://www.conversationsfromtheopenroad.com/

Conversations From the Open Road is a road-trip to experience the world in a meaningful way — including the trip to Clarksdale's Juke Joint Festival that resulted in these three student short-films. Interviewees/musicians include Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Joe Eagle, Big George Brock, Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, Stud Ford and others. Themes explore the feelings behind the Blues genre as well as its connections to Rock 'n Roll and Hip Hop. THE FILMS: Catharsis by Isaac Cleveland, Music Will Bring Us Together by Finn Wheeler, and Alright by Keenan Reinsborough. Executive producer Mary Simons.