Guitar Masters: “East Jerusalem West Jerusalem”
Directed by Henrique Cymerman and Erez Miller, 2014, Color Digital, 1 hour 20 minutes
David Broza, the Israeli singer-songwriter, sets out to realize his dream of cooperation and dialog between Israelis and Palestinians through music. During 8 days and nights of joint creation in an East Jerusalem studio, a hopeful message of equality and unity arises.
Celebrating the artistry of the guitar with some of the music world’s finest talents, Guild Hall introduces the first annual Guitar Masters festival. This three-day gathering is a celebration of music, summer, and exceptional musicianship, and features concerts, documentary films, and book signings.
The festival will take place from Thursday, July 5 through Saturday, July 7 and features performances by Andy Summers, Ralph Gibson, G.E. Smith, Richard Thompson, Teddy Thompson, David Broza, Badi Assad, and Brandon Ross; documentary films curated by director Mary Jane Marcasiano; a talk by Ken Parker, and book signing with Galadrielle Allman.
All Access Passes
All-access passes for the full festival are $1,000 and include VIP seating and access to the catered VIP Lounge to all programs July 5-7, a launch party at a private home with a renowned guitarist, and entry to win a limited-edition Fender G.E. Smith Telecaster Guitar.
Sponsored in part through the generosity of Michele and Marty Cohen, with additional support from Steve and Laura Riggio, James Schainuck, public funds from Suffolk County, and corporate support from Available Light New York and Green Mirror Corporation. Media Sponsors: Purist magazine, WEHM. Additional support from Citarella, Montauk Brewing Company, Fleurs de Prairie, Casa Dragones, Frederick Wildman & Sons, Edinburgh Gin, and Lamberti Prosecco.
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