Ramin Niami’s blues documentary film, “Babe’s and Ricky’s Inn” has been selected as the Centerpiece Highlight of the Pan-African Film Festival in Los Angeles (the nation’s largest and most prestigious Black film festival, showing over 150 films), where it will be screened on Valentine’s Day, Thursday February 14, 2013 at the RAVE Crenshaw Cinemas in South Central with a celebrity red carpet, after party and blues concert. Buy Ticket $35 here.
The film tells the story of the last days of an extraordinary gem of a blues club in South Central, Los Angeles, run by an 89 year-old woman “Mama Laura” from Mississippi, We are working hard to bring this film to as wide an audience as possible. We welcome any contribution you might make through our Indiegogo
“If you love blues or simply great music, this movie is a must
-Yatrika Shah Rais (Music Director, the Skirball Cultural Center and DJ at KPFK90.7-Los Angeles)
“Finally a film that chronicles an important part of Blues History, LA culture, and a nearly forgotten story in American folklore. Babe’s and Ricky’s Inn was the real deal.
Jeremy Sole (89.9 KCRW – Los Angeles.