"Satan & Adam"

(Apr. 12-19) — Sterling Magee experienced the music industry’s exploitation of black musicians firsthand. So he walked away to play on the Harlem streets for “his people.” Reborn as Mr. Satan, he spread his gospel and became a New York City legend. When a white, Jewish musician named Adam Gussow asked to play with him, their lives took a powerful turn. Adam cast aside an ivory tower life, and Sterling's embrace of his apprentice forged a sound that thrust him back in the spotlight due to a chance encounter with rock icons U2. But life on the road took its toll, and Sterling vanished. The separation would test both mens' courage, and their journey to find each other again became a tale of tragedy, survival and miraculous rebirth. 

Featuring U2’s The Edge, Rev. Al Sharpton, Harry Shearer and Peter Noel.

Directed by V. Scott Balcerek.

Screening April 12-19 at Village East Cinema, with a Q&A on Apr. 12, 7:10pm, with the director V. Scott Balcerek, Peter Noel, Rachel Faro and Adam Gussow

Screening April 13, 7:30pm, at Mayles Cinema with Q&A with director V. Scott Balcerek.


Saturday, April 13, 2019 (All day)


Various cinemas in New York, NY

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