SUNDAY

Aug. 6

1:10 PM
BUY TICKETS
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EXPERIMENTAL

A Hotel Called Memory

Dir. Akin Omotoso

A Hotel Called Memory is a tone poem set in Lagos, Zanzibar, and Cape Town. Lola, recently separated from her husband in Lagos, seeks solace in Zanzibar, hoping to forget the past and move on with her life. Easier said than done.

World Premiere








49 min.

Tanzania, Nigeria, South Africa

2017

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SHORT NARRATIVE

Decadent Asylum

Dir. Amir George • United States, 2017, 17 min.

Decadent Asylum is a journey of the spirit to higher realms of consciousness.

East Coast Premiere

Trailer

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EXPERIMENTAL

Mtindo

Dir. Ng’endo Mukii • Kenya, 2016, 3 min.

A mysterious woman walks back and forth like a peacock, waving a vibrant piece of cloth over newly reclaimed territories. Echoed in kaleidoscopic tones, a narrator praises the woven orator that clothes our bodies and speaks for us. For centuries, clothing has silently defined how the world sees us. Fabric recreated, redefined, and re-inhabited as modern African fashion (re)iterates secrets untold. This is Mtindo, a celebration of the vibrancy of movement, the ebb and flow of modern African grace, an interconnection with the beauty of pattern making.

United States Premiere

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EXPERIMENTAL

Testament of the Shadow

Dirs. Dawn L. Hall and Niav Conty • United States, 2016, 9 min.

Testament of the Shadow explores the idealism of love and the psyche according to the Jungian Shadow aspect.

Philadelphia Premiere

Trailer