Check Out a Remake of “Purple Rain” Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Tomorrow the Cinema Lamont film series in Eastern Market will present a tribute to Prince like you’ve never seen before. June 7th would have been the artist’s 59th birthday. In celebration, see a highly unique remake of the film “Purple Rain‘” set in the vast Saharan desert.

Listen above to Cinema Lamont founder Joshua Gardner talking with Amanda LeClaire about ”Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red In It“.

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Image credit: Cinema Lamont

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Amanda LeClaire

Host, CultureShift

Host of WDET’s arts, culture, and music program, CultureShift.   Follow @amandalee_lec

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