Film

Caribbean Film Series: Brown Girl Begins + S0.CI3.TY

 
 
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
  • 7PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 97min
FORMAT: DCP
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
+  Q&A with filmmakers Sharon Lewis and Khris Burton, moderated by Curtis John, co-founder of the Caribbean Film Series.
 
 
 
 
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This screening is part of The Caribbean Film Series, which presents feature films made by Caribbean filmmakers that highlight the richness, uniqueness, and viability of Caribbean cinema to Brooklyn, home to the largest population of Caribbean nationals in the United States, and to all New York City residents and visitors.  For more information visit the Caribbean Film Academy website.

Q&A with filmmakers Sharon Lewis and Khris Burton, moderated by Curtis John, co-founder of the Caribbean Film Series.

 
Brown Girl Begins

Dir. Sharon Lewis
With Mouna Traoré, Rachael Crawford, Alli Chung
2017, 70min

 

Caribbean folklore meets Afrofuturist superhero saga in this one-of-a-kind feminist origin story inspired by Nalo Hopkinson's acclaimed coming-of-age novel Brown Girl in the Ring. Ti-Jeanne (Traoré) is a reluctant priestess in a post-apocalyptic 2049, who must choose between love and her destiny in order to save her people.

 
S0.CI3.TY

Dir. Khris Burton
2016, 27min

 

In the year 3050, J0.hn, whose emotions have hitherto been regulated by an AI device, finds himself confronting his humanity for the first time when he awakens on a remote desert island.

 
 
 
 
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