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CARLO, KEEP SWINGING

Client: Ok&Stock Filmproduktion UG (Berlin)

Responsibility: Project development consulting

Directed by Elizabeth Ok

Screenplay by Elizabeth Ok, DP Stefan P. Neudeck, Stefan Wachner

Produced by: Ok&Stock Filmproduktion UG

Genre: Documentary

Language: German

Lenght: 72′

Synopsis:

1941: Carlo Bohlaender and other fans of jazz gathered in Frankfurt’s underground jazz Hot Club Frankfurt founded by them to play the music that – at that time – is officially insulted by the Nazis as “Negro music” or “degenerated music”.
After the turmoil of war and out of nowhere Carlo established the “Domicile du Jazz”, Europe’s oldest cellar and today’s “jazz club”.

Nominated for: Hessischer Filmpreis 2014

Official website: http://www.carlobohlaender.okfilm.de