Filmmaker Lee Gordon is using social media to support a “social action” documentary.
The film he’s putting together, “This is why we Still Sing the Blues,” is about blues musicians – many of whom have died penniless – and the record companies that have made millions selling their recordings.
To get the project finished, the filmmaking team has set up a KickStarter account that asks for donations. Profits will be used to support blues musicians – who will be offered part ownership in the film.
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Here’s the trailer: