Film

Cassa, Cassa + Boneshaker + Faisal Goes West

 
 
Sat, May 24, 2014
  • 4:30PM
  • 9PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Rose Cinemas
RUN TIME: 97min
FORMAT: Digital
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
CINEMA CLUB MEMBERS: $8 (Movie Moguls free)
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $10 (Students 29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
 
+  Cassa, Cassa director Elodie Lefebvre in person
 
 
 
 
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This program features three short films that illuminate encounters between African culture and the outside world.

 
Cassa, Cassa

Dir. Elodie Lefebvre
2013

 

Germaine Acogny, a leading figure in contemporary African dance and the founder of the École des Sables in Senegal, brings together 35 choreographers of African descent for two weeks of invigorating creative exchange.

 
Boneshaker

Dir. Nuotama Frances Bodomo
2013

 

Shot in gloriously grainy Super 16mm, this poetic and thought-provoking portrait of the African immigrant experience in Louisiana stars Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis.

 
 
 
Faisal Goes West

Dir. Bentley Brown
2012

 

A family moves from Sudan to the US in search of a better life, but soon discovers the hardships of the economic crisis.

 
 
 
Talks 
Q&A 
 

with Elodie Lefebvre, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and Sister Malika Lee Whitney

The 9pm screening will feature a Q&A with Cassa, Cassa director Elodie Lefebvre, Urban Bush Women founder Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and master storytelling artist Sister Malika Lee Whitney.