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The Humbler - Danny Gatton

USA, 2024
92 minutes, Color and Black & White

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In Person: Director Virginia Quesada

This vibrant and revealing documentary delves into the life and legacy of the D.C. metro-based artist Danny Gatton, known as "The World's Greatest Unknown Guitarist." Gatton, who hailed from D.C.'s Anacostia area, mastered blues, jazz, rock, country, bluegrass, and rockabilly. The Humbler offers a captivating glimpse into Gatton's journey, blending candid interviews and unseen footage to illuminate his unparalleled talent and eclectic musical style. From his upbringing in the vibrant musical landscape of Washington, D.C., to his struggles and triumphs within the music industry, Gatton's story serves as a testament to the enduring power of artistic genius. His tragic end underscores the complexities of fame and the profound impact of his timeless melodies, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire music enthusiasts worldwide. The film is the first in-depth exploration of the life, music, and legacy of Danny Gatton.—Various sources

Saturday, April 20
8:45 PM

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