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Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Miles Ahead

Saturday, March 19
7:00PM - 8:39PM

Stateside Theatre
719 Congress Ave


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MILES AHEAD, inspired by events in his life, is a wildly entertaining, impressionistic, no-holds barred portrait of one of 20th century music’s creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. Working from a script he co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Cheadle makes his bravura directorial debut.

Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2015
Runtime: 99min

Director: Don Cheadle

Executive Producer: Mark Amin, Steven Baigelman, Cheryl Davis, Erin Davis, Robert Lewis

Producer: Darryl Porter, Vince Wilburn, Daniel Wagner, Robert Ogden Barnum, Don Cheadle, Pamela Hirsch, Lenore Zerman

Screenwriter: Don Cheadle, Steven Baigelman

Cinematographer: Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC

Editor: John Axelrad, ACE, Kayla M. Emter

Production Designer: Hannah Beachler

Music: Robert Glasper

Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Gersha Phillips

Principal Cast: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Lakeith Lee Stanfield, Michael Stuhlbarg


MILES AHEAD marks the directorial debut of Academy Award® nominee Don Cheadle. Don’s credits include BOOGIE NIGHTS, TRAFFIC, HOTEL RWANDA, CRASH, IRON MAN 2 and 3, AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, and the upcoming CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. Don also stars in, executive produces, and occasionally directs Showtime’s HOUSE OF LIES, for which he has earned a Golden Globe.

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

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Maya Anand



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