Interview with David Hoffman, Filmmaker

by Beckypublished on 24th May 2021

David Hoffman discusses his classic feature-length documentary Sing Sing Thanksgiving.

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.

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