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Screening of Round Midnight

  • Harry Ramson Center 300 W 21st St Austin, Texas 78712 United States (map)

Maxine Gordon introduces the film "Round Midnight" (1986), starring her late husband, jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon, who received an Oscar nomination for his performance. 

Gordon plays Dale Turner, a tenor saxophone player who leaves the U.S. for Paris in the 1950s. Directed by Bertrand Tavernier. Runtime 131 minutes. Rated R. 

A book signing of Maxine Gordon's "Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon" will immediately follow the film.


Austin, Texas