Michael Aragon: The Beat Goes On

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5@5 Kilburn Towers
CAFILM STREAMING ROOM Fri, Oct 9, 2020 - Sun, Oct 18, 2020
"I am a street watching the people walk as I listen to conversations glisten as they start to talk." In this documentary shorts program, we present a collection of true-life tales from Bay Area directors about extraordinary individuals. In Peter Spirer’s Sacheen, Breaking the Silence (US 2019, 25 min), Sacheen Littlefeather tells the real story about the courageous moment she refused the Oscar® on behalf of Marlon Brando at the 1973 Academy Awards® and raised awareness for Native American people. Harris Cohen’s Phyllis: A Self Portrait (US 2020, 10 min) is an inspirational portrait of Phyllis Thelen, a 93-year-old working artist and force of nature. Caregiver: A Love Story from Kevin Gordon & Jessica Zitter (US 2020, 23 min) challenges viewers to acknowledge the growing strain placed on family caregivers and to envision a new approach in caring for the dying. In Deanne Fitzmaurice’s Small Footprint (US 2019, 4 min), we meet the Goepels who are an inspiring s
Film Info
Premiere Status:World
Director:Erin Turney
Sam Huff
Producer:Haley Maers
Cinematographer:Erin Turney
Sam Huff
Editor:Sam Huff
Nick Farago
Cast:Michael Aragon


Learn about the impact jazz drummer Michael Aragon has had on his bandmates, as well as the Sausalito community, having performed the same Friday night gig at the NoName bar since 1983.

Additional Information

Erin Turney and Sam Huff co-founded Bearfish Productions, a production company that produces documentaries and short-form videos about people and organizations making a positive impact within their community. Erin started her career as a documentary filmmaker after graduating from Columbia College Chicago. Sam established his career in the arts as a musician and editor in Chicago. They first worked together as kayak guides, and began collaborating on a variety of short films that encompassed their passions for the outdoors, music, and documentary. After relocating to the Bay Area in 2018, their work continues to expand across the country and the globe.