Events on August 4

View The Daily Jawn
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The Daily Jawn

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Episode 1 features filmmakers Arie and Chuko Esiri, festival panelist and composer Sultana Isham, special guest host Laiya St Clair, plus a BlackStar x Trashterpiece Theater collaboration from Perry "Vision" DiVirgilio.
View Shorts: Duology
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Shorts: Duology

By Your Side, Negotiating Liberation, Noor & Layla, Teeth, The Future Isn't What It Used To Be, There Was Nobody Here We Knew

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Stories about coupling, decoupling, and recoupling.
View Nuotama Bodomo and Fox Maxy in Conversation With Tina Campt
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Nuotama Bodomo and Fox Maxy in Conversation With Tina Campt

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Nuotama Bodomo (Afronauts, Boneshaker, Everybody Dies!, Random Acts of Flyness) and Fox Maxy (San Diego, Maat Means Land, Watertight, Petroleum Jelly) invite us to repattern and relisten, to retune and reimagine the sensory experience through their works. Join these innovative and genre-bending artists in conversation with Tina Campt, Black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art, as they discuss their practices of drawing from Indigenous sensibilities to break cinematic form and tap into ancestral ways of knowing and being in the creative process. 
View Strength (Ska´yaa)
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Strength (Ska´yaa)

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Sergio arrived in the Oaxaca highlands and created a project for Indigenous kids to discover their capacity to dream through basketball. Through studying, effort, and willpower, they struggle to break the cycle of poverty around them and defeat their most powerful rival: hunger.

View Glitch and the Moving Image
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Glitch and the Moving Image

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Considering and interrupting the racist, classist, and patriarchal logics embedded in film technologies and the digital platforms that profit off of Blackness while devaluing Black people, these thinkers and practitioners evoke a politics of refusal — finding liberatory possibilities in embracing the "glitch" in their acts of creation and curation.
Also Showing In-Person View Beans
Feature Narrative

Beans

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12-year-old Beans is on the edge: torn between innocent childhood and delinquent adolescence, and forced to grow up fast to become the tough Mohawk warrior she needs to be during the Indigenous uprising known as The Oka Crisis, which tore Quebec and Canada apart for 78 tense days in the summer of 1990.

View Shorts: Frontier
Short Documentary

Shorts: Frontier

From Digital Divide to Digital Equity, The Silent Protest: 1929 Jerusalem, The War Against Our Schools, Vaka

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Communities leading the charge across time and geography.