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Milford Graves Full Mantis (2018)

A philosophical investigation into the nature of humanity, art, creativity, being, and purpose. As much a visual poem as a documentary, the film oscillates from present to past and weaving ... See full summary »

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Jake Meginsky, Neil Young (co-director)
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Milford Graves Milford Graves
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A philosophical investigation into the nature of humanity, art, creativity, being, and purpose. As much a visual poem as a documentary, the film oscillates from present to past and weaving intimate glimpses of the world renowned jazz percussionist's fascinating cosmology with blistering performances from around the globe. Written by cheller1029

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Taglines:

I'm Going Right to the Praying Mantis - That's the Boss, Not Some Human!

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,407, 15 July 2018

Gross USA:

$26,566

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,566
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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pushing Music documentary to the next level
7 May 2018 | by helmutmutSee all my reviews

Diving into this film is a life changer! Milford Graves appears to be a extremely generous human being, following his own path to many great discoveries. Where science meet politics, esoterism and underground jazz history meets botanics, martial arts meets love, and art teaching meets engagement! one of the most vibrant musicians of our times open his doors to a very respectfull cinematographer, letting us listen to an essential voice of the 20th century! Beautifull film!


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