Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

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Showtimes:
Tuesday (Nov 12th): 2:35PM
Wednesday (Nov 13th): 2:35PM
Thursday (Nov 14th): 2:35PM
Friday (Nov 15th): 12:45PM
Monday (Nov 18th): 12:45PM
Tuesday (Nov 19th): 12:45PM
Wednesday (Nov 20th): 12:45PM
Thursday (Nov 21st): 12:45PM
Rated:
NR
Description:
Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart.

The central theme of Miles Davis's life was his restless determination to break boundaries and live life on his own terms. It made him a star—it also made him incredibly difficult to live with for the people who loved him most. Again and again, in music and in life, Miles broke with convention—and when he thought his work came to represent a new convention, he changed it again. His bold disregard for tradition, his clarity of vision, his relentless drive, and constant thirst for new experiences made him an inspiring collaborator to fellow musicians and a cultural icon to generations of listeners. It made him an innovator in music—from bebop to “cool jazz,” modern quintets, orchestral music, jazz fusion, rock ‘n’ roll, and even hip-hop.

Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, studio outtakes, and rare photos, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool tells the story of a truly singular talent and unpacks the man behind the horn.

Runtime:
115 mins.
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