Please join author and first-time filmmaker Leslie Li for a screening of her hour-long film-in-progress — Kim Loo Sisters: Portrait in Four-Part Harmony — a documentary about four sisters — daughters of a Chinese ‘paper son’ and a Polish refugee — who overcame poverty and prejudice to become a popular American jazz vocal quartet in the 1930s […]

George Gee and his Orchestra presents an evening of swing music and a special preview of the Kim Loo Sisters documentary film. The third installment of Big Band First Fridays at spacious Dance Manhattan Studios includes a tribute to The Kim Loo Sisters by the 17-piece George Gee Swing Orchestra and features guest vocalist Le Zhang, […]

Join us for a Festival within a Festival — the Film Festival within the Frankie Manning Centennial Celebration.  Leslie Li will show selected clips from The Kim Loo Sisters documentary-in-progress prior to the full screening of The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the Music that Changed America. The Kim Loo Sisters were dubbed “the Chinese Andrews Sisters” […]