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SYNOPSIS

ROARING centers around dance solos that embody influential women of the 1920's  - Josephine Baker, Alice Paul, Anna May Wong - trail blazers whose impact can be felt today. The essence of these women is explored through a modern music video lens combining jazz, hip hop, glitch, and pop music. The story unfolds as the history and experience of these trail blazers affects individual women of today, inspiring them to carry on the legacy of these strong female leaders. With music by Elisa Money, you will recognize popular songs like "Second Hand Rose", "Fascinating Rhythm", and "Lady Be Good" through a new and innovative perspective.

"Fascinating Rhythm"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - George & Ira Gershwin

"The Charleston"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - James P. Johnson & Cecil Mack

"California Here I Come"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - B.G. DeSylva, Joseph Meyer & Al Jolson

 

"Oh, Lady Be Good!"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - George & Ira Gershwin

 

"Second Hand Rose"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - Grant Clarke & James F. Hanley

 

"Tain't Nobody's Business"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - Porter Grainger & Everett Robbins

 

"Crazy Blues"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - Perry Bradford

 

"Kansas City Stomp"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - Jelly Roll Morton

"Runnin' Wild"

© Elisa Money Music

Original - Arthur Harrington Gibbs, Joe Grey & Leo Wood

 
Gladys Bentley
Gladys Bentley

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Anna May Wong
Anna May Wong

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Mamie Smith
Mamie Smith

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