Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: Preserving the Music of the Streets: Two by Nick Doob

A man playing violin on the beach

Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle, L01
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Open to: 

Nick Doob and David Sewall in person! Yale alum, singer, and violinist David Sewall is the subject of the newly-preserved LONDON SONGS (1973, 27 mins), which trails him as he performs throughout the streets, pubs, and markets of the city. It’s followed by STREET MUSIC (1979, 57 mins), a look at street musicians across America including Bongo Joe, the Automatic Human Jukebox, Gene Palma, Jimmy Davis, and more.

Yale-preserved films presented in 16mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

In keeping with Yale’s COVID-19 prevention policies, all attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Masks are recommended.