Academy Award® winning Writer/Director Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire), Executive Producer Doug Blush, Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Visual Communications, and Asian American Journalists Association - Los Angeles
invite you to a special screening of:
LIKE A ROLLING STONE:THE LIFE AND TIMES OF BEN FONG-TORRES
World Premiere - 2021 Tribeca Film Festival
Sunday, November 21, 2021 | 4:00 PM PT
At the Museum of Tolerance
9786 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90035
“'Like A Rolling Stone: The Life and Times of Ben Fong-Torres'” is a must-see for every journalist, for any music fan, and for anyone who’s ever doubted their chances of success”
“If you don’t already know Ben Fong-Torres for his groundbreaking work in 1960s music journalism, buckle up.”
-Town & Country
The lights, the crowds, the music! Ben Fong-Torres covered it all at Rolling Stone, as a writer and their first music editor. Ben’s life is an epic sweep through the world of rock and roll. The American-born son of Chinese immigrants, Ben grew up in Chinatown with only a radio to the outside world. Driven by a passion for music and writing, his groundbreaking work helped define American culture. He became a voice of a generation which changed America forever. Featuring incredible archival footage and intimate interviews with Ben Fong-Torres, Cameron Crowe, Annie Leibovitz, Carlos Santana, Elton John, Steve Martin, Bob Weir, Quincy Jones, Marvin Gaye, Paul McCartney and more, this film brings us the personal story of this legendary journalist.
Q&A following the screening with Director, Suzanne Joe Kai, the films subject Ben Fong-Torres moderated by Academy Award®-winning Writer/Director of Simon Wiesenthal Center's Moriah Films, Richard Trank.