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Film Caribbean Film Series: Brown Girl Begins + S0.CI3.TY Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Feb 13, 2018
  • 7PM
 
Running Time: 97min Format: DCP

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.

+ Q&A with filmmakers Sharon Lewis and Khris Burton, moderated by Curtis John, co-founder of the Caribbean Film Series.
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
 

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.