Jazz On a Summer's Day
Bert Stern's Jazz On a Summer's Day is a documentary concert film that captures the sounds and performances of some of the major jazz artists at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Unlike earlier jazz movies that had been filmed in smoky black and white, this is shot in vibrant color. While musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Anita O'Day and Mahalia Jackson perform, images of beaches, sailboats on water, dancing couples and the faces of joyful audience members are intercut into the proceedings.
Bert Stern: Original Mad Man
Bert Stern: Original Mad Man, directed by Shannah Laumeister Stern, features the legendary photographer himself, Bert Stern, as he discusses his iconic portraits of Marilyn Monroe and other stars, his pioneering work in advertising and his friendship with Stanley Kubrick. The footage was predominantly shot in the Sybil Douglas House in Sag Harbor, which is home to Stern's archive and now preserved by the Trust and serves as a gallery space.