Image of Living Room Theaters
ALSO IN BOCA RATON, FL
341 SW Tenth Avenue, Portland OR 97205 • 971.222.2010
Find us on Facebook Follow livingroomtheaters on Twitter Our blog RSS feed
NOW PLAYING COMING ATTRACTIONS THEATER TOUR FOOD AND DRINKS PRIVATE EVENTS LIVE MUSIC FILM SUBMISSIONS ABOUT US CONTACT
COMING SOON
FILM OPENS: April 14, 2017

  1. Official Website
  2. Trailer

On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. This feature documentary by Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together. A film about love, jazz and America.

  • Director: Kasper Collin
  • Country: USA
  • Genre: Documentary | Drama
  • Year: 2017
  • Run Time: 01:36:00
  • imdb Score: 7.3/10 (33 votes)
  • Language: English
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Cast: Billy Harper, Al Harrison, Albert Tootie Heath
"Collin's film brings out these stories with a wealth of details energized by the experiences and the insights of his interview subjects as well as an engaging range of archival images and clips."
Richard Brody - NEW YORKER

"A bittersweet documentary about the woman who saved a jazz legend's life, and then killed him. "
David Ehrlich - INDIEWIRE

"It pulls off the delicate maneuver of mourning Lee Morgan's early demise while celebrating the exhilarating love, liberty, and artistic brilliance that characterized most of his life."
Elise Nakhnikian - SLANT MAGAZINE

"I CALLED HIM MORGAN hooks you from the first moments and glides effortlessly toward an emotionally impacting and enigmatic conclusion."
Tony Hinds - THE FILM STAGE

AWARDS

Philadelphia Film Festival 2016
Pinkenson Award

FESTIVALS

Venice Film Festival 2016

Telluride Film Festival 2016

Toronto Int'l Film Festival 2016

New York Film Festival 2016

London Film Festival 2016

Vancouver Int'l Film Festival 2016

Mumbai Film Festival 2016

Vienna Int'l Film Festival 2016

Stockholm Int'l Film Festival 2016

Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival 2017