Some of you who attended Herrang Dance Camp last summer, had the opportunity to watch the documentary “The Unforgettable Hampton Family“, together with Dawn Hampton in person.
The interest was appropriately high and the library, where it was shown, fully packed.
At the end of September, buddhaboogie, better known as big band leader George Gee, published the documentary on his YouTube channel.
The documentary celebrates the Hamptons, a talented African-American family who overcame poverty and prejudice to build successful musical careers.
The Unforgettable Hampton Family is a production of BetterThanFiction Productions for WNET. Produced, written and directed by Julie Cohen. Editor is Scott Feinstein. Field producer is Alex Lowther. Director of Photography is Rich White. Executives in Charge are Neal Shapiro and Stephen Segaller. Narrated by Lowell Deo.
- Article by David Hinckley on Feb 2, 2011 on NYDailyNews.com “Dawn Hampton, eight siblings of Hampton clan showcase determination, musical talent, spirit in doc”
- Post on Feb 3, 2011 on thirteen.org “The Unforgettable Hampton Family: A Q&A with Filmmaker Julie Cohen“