Why watch this film?
The blues—and likely the history of contemporary music—cannot be understood without the influence of Louis Armstrong, one of the great figures of the 20th century. 'Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues' is an exclusive documentary from Apple TV that dives into a vast range of never-before-seen archival material, sure to be a feast for the musician's fans. However, in addition to this, the documentary focuses not only on his facet as a musician, but also explores the extensive role he had as an activist during the civil rights movement in the United States, painting a very complete portrait of Armstrong that both connoisseurs and beginners will appreciate.
Never-before-heard personal recordings and archival footage tell the story of Louis Armstrong’s life from his perspective. From musical phenom to civil rights activist to world-renowned artist, this illuminating film shows sides of Armstrong few have seen.
Where to watch?
Available at home