The Last Hot Lick
DIRECTOR: Mahalia Cohen
COUNTRY: United States | 86 min.
Q & A with: Director Mahalia Cohen, actors Jaime Leopold and Jennifer Smieja, producer Deborah Cohen
Jaime Leopold, original bassist for Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks and a charter member of the Haight-Ashbury scene, plays an aging alt-folk troubadour on a never-ending tour who thinks he finds a shot at career redemption when he discovers a young drifter with a golden voice (Jennifer Smieja). Featuring a fantastic soundtrack of Leopold’s “American quirk” songs, a few of which he and Smieja will perform after the screening.