Still from the film JAZZ ON A SUMMER'S DAY, featuring a Black woman singing into a microphone.

Jazz on a Summer's Day

Purchase a digital screening of Jazz on a Summer’s Day!

You can purchase a digital screening of Jazz on a Summer’s Day for only $10, after which you’ll have 5 days to watch the film in a virtual screening room created just for patrons of the JBFC.

By purchasing a screening of Jazz on a Summer’s Day, you’ll provide much-needed support to both the JBFC and Kino Lorber—who will evenly split the revenue—as we work together to continue bringing our audience exciting new and repertory releases.

Any questions? Check out our Virtual Screening Room FAQ.

About Jazz on a Summer’s Day:

1959. 85 m. Phillip Borsos. Kino Lorber. US. English. NR.

Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, Jazz on a Summer’s Day features intimate performances by an all-star line-up of musical legends. With stunning footage of jazz greats including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O’Day, Chuck Berry, and Dinah Washington, the film closes with a beautiful midnight rendition of “The Lord’s Prayer” by Mahalia Jackson to usher in Sunday morning.

  • To take advantage of this screening option, you will follow this link to Kino Lorber’s site. You will first need to register on this site with your own personal login details (you will not have access through your existing JBFC account). It’s very easy! You will enter your name and email address and set a password.
  • For any questions regarding streaming, device connection, or payment issues, you will need to refer to the Kino Now FAQ page.
  • Please feel free to reach out to JBFC support for non-streaming questions at

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