Ahead of its theater release this Friday watch the trailer for ‘of Mind and Music.’
According to Shadow and Act, the film—which is based on the Novel by Nicolas Bazan—follow Neuroscientist Dr. Alvaro Cruz (played by Joaquim De Almeida) as he tries to cope with his mother having Alzheimer’s disease.
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When none of his research could fight the disease he takes a break from work and reconnects with the love of music in the streets of New Orleans. While there he meets Una Vida (played by Aunjanue Ellis) a singer who is also suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Cruz soon becomes dedicated in seeking out Vida’s long-lost son in hopes of finally giving her resolution to the grief, loss and longing that has overshadowed her difficult but also beautiful life.
Bill Cobbs, Sharon Lawrence, Andre Royo and Ruth Negga round out the cast of what indie distributor Monterey Media describes as “a lyrical and extraordinarily beautiful story woven together by the music that permeates New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous.”
“of Mind and Music” will be released in select theaters this Friday, March 4th. Press play to watch the trailer.