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I had the honor to sit down and speak with Filmmaker Augusta Palmer to discuss her film "The Blues Society", her journey in film and history, and her being a legacy to Blues preservation! The Blues Society is a documentary work-in-progress about the Memphis Country Blues Festivals held from 1966-1969. It's an exciting story about people from the North and South coming together to celebrate artists like Furry Lewis, Bukka White, Nathan Beauregard, Mississippi Fred McDowell, the Reverend Robert Wilkins and more!Augusta Palmer is the daughter of Memphis Country Blues Society Member Bob Palmer. She is best known for The Hand of Fatima (2009), a feature documentary about music, mysticism, and family history. Her award-winning documentary and experimental video work has screened in national and international festivals, as well as theatrical runs at venues like New York’s Anthology Film Archives. A is for Aye-Aye: An Abecedarian Adventure (2015), her fiction short has screened at film festivals from New Zealand to New York, recently receiving an award for Best Animation at the New Jersey International Film Festival. She is also an Assistant Professor of Communication Arts at St. Francis College. Lamont Pearley / Jack Dappa Blues- Producer / Audio Editor / Host  Deric Johnson / Brooklyn Blues - Co Producer/Engineer/Editor  Augusta Palmer -Guest/Filmmaker, Historian, Professor   Augusta Palmer  @Augustapalmer14  info@culturalanimal.com https://vimeo.com/168100532 https://www.facebook.com/The-Blues-Society-180847705641510/ https://vimeo.com/168100532     ©Copyright 2017  All Rights Reserved to Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Preservation Foundation

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