Currently Browsing: Miss Sharon Jones!
By Senior Contributor Stephanie A. Taylor
Bassist/songwriter Gabriel Roth discovered Sharon Jones sound in 1996, a sound that oozed with the gooey goodness of vintage soul, blues and funk of the 1970s. With musical influences ranging from James Brown and Tina Turner to Aretha Franklin and Motown, Sharon Jones recorded a solo track “Switchblade,” a song that had originally been intended for a man to record, and the Dap-Kings were formed.… read more.
FF2 Senior Contributor Nora Lee Mandel asks you to consider these six films by women writers &/or directors (from the full list of films released in NYC theatres in 2016). Note that this list was created in November & will be updated after December 31, 2016.
My Favorite Feature Films of 2016
- The Dressmaker (Director Jocelyn Moorhouse)
- Equity (Director Meera Menon)
My Favorite Documentary Films of 2016 (2)
- Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four – (Director Deborah Esquenazi)
- Miss Sharon Jones!