The producers of M for Mississippi are grateful to our generous sponsors
for their instrumental role in making this film a reality.
|| Our principal sponsor, the Rootsway Roots & Blues Association www.rootsandblues.org is a nonprofit organization from Parma, Italy.
Founded in 2004, the group is dedicated to promoting rural and indigenous
American and African-American musical art forms throughout northern Italy.
Roots & Blues has brought several Mississippi blues performers to Italy in
||Live Blues World www.livebluesworld.com has also joined the effort as a
major sponsor. The web community is billed as “the online home of the
blues and blues infected music, connecting artists and fans in the fastest
growing social network dedicated to the blues.”
||Delta Music Experience www.deltamusicexperience.com is an
organization dedicated to helping blues enthusiasts dig deeper at the
roots of the music, getting to know its musicians and feel the music up
close and personal. Delta Music Experience owner Amanda Gresham sponsored
the film’s premiere in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
||The Mississippi Motion Picture Incentive Program also helped make the film
possible. The program was created in 2004 to attract filmmakers and to
create a more supportive environment for filming in Mississippi.
Additional sponsors include Clarksdale’s Juke Joint Festival www.jukejointfestival.com, British blues artist Bob Long
www.bobalong.co.uk, and Jerry & Marge Konkel.