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Larry Wright

PBS Premiere: July 10, 1990

Synopsis

With a subway platform as his stage and a plastic can as his instrument, 14-year-old Larry Wright is a self-taught drummer with astonishing talent. Larry Wright is a rousing tribute to the Harlem youth and the rich culture of the urban streets.

 

TAGS: harlem, musicians, street music, youth

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Film Information

Larry Wright

Premiere Date: July 10, 1990

Filmmakers: Ari Marcopoulos, Maja Zrnic

Filmmakers

Ari Marcopoulos
Ari Marcopoulos
Maja Zrnic
Maja Zrnic
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Critical Acclaim

This film suggests one of the most astonishing things about talent is that it can come, seemingly, out of nowhere; or perhaps what we in our ignorance and complacency dismiss as nowhere.”

Los Angeles Times

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