Millennium Discovers: Interview with David Hoffman, FilmmakerArts / Discovery / Music
David Hoffman discusses his classic feature-length documentary Sing Sing Thanksgiving which will be available to watch exclusively on Millennium Extra from November 26th 2020.
Sing Sing Thanksgiving was recorded in 1973 at Sing Sing Prison outside New York City. B.B. King, Joan Baez and other great artists came to New York’s Maximum Security Prison, Sing Sing, and gave one of the best shows of their lives.
David talks about the logistics of making the film and recording the incredible event, his experiences at the prison and the great connection between B.B King and the audience.
Also available on Millennium Extra:
All Day and All Night – Memories from Beale Street Musicians
Blues legends B. B. King, Rufus Thomas, and many friends play jam sessions and tell stories about Beale Street’s heyday.