Documentary filmmaker Leslie Cunningham is making the film that has become her life's work. Nearly ten years in creation, JIG SHOW | Leon Claxton's Harlem in Havana is preparing for big screens around the globe in 2020. Watch the extended trailer now! In JIG SHOW, Cunningham and a cast of colorful characters take viewers on … Continue reading Step Right Up, Folks! Watch the trailer for JIG SHOW!
From making film to writing lyrics to painting on a blank canvas, I am at peace in the world when I am creating. A writer, visual artist and documentary filmmaker, I come from a family of artists and musicians from Los Angeles, CA. As a kid, all I ever wanted to do was go to … Continue reading Super Studs, Brownskin Showgirls and Challenging Identities- My Artist Journey
Check out photos from the wip screening at Beyu Caffe in Durham, NC: Join SDF and Beyu Caffe for a lively evening of entertainment, film clips, and conversation about Leslie Cunningham's work-in-progress, JIG SHOW: Leon Claxton's Harlem in Havana! Come one, come all! Tuesday, April 4th @ 7pm. Visit here to learn more. http://beyucaffe.com/events/be-connected-the-southern-documentary-fund-presents-for-us-by-us/
JIG SHOW | Leon Claxton’s HARLEM IN HAVANA- Preserving An American Entertainment Legacy PRLog - Oct. 10, 2014 - DURHAM, N.C. -- The last remaining of the great entertainers from one of America’s most successful traveling shows are finally telling their stories in JIG SHOW | Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana, the forthcoming documentary film from … Continue reading Brown-Skinned Showgirls, One Legged Tappers and a Lucumi Ritual Dance