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Filmmaker Interviews

Leah Mahan (2002)

Following the relationship of Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong, age 91, and Barbara Ward, age 60, Leah Mahan challenges usual assumptions about growing older in her film Sweet Old Song. In this interview, Mahan describes how the two artists inspired her not only with their pursuit of making art and music, but in their disregard for any traditional view of aging.