Sunday, March 3, 2013, 2:00 pm, $10
Rough, raw and unapologetically inspirational, LET FURY HAVE THE HOUR is a charged journey into the heart of the creative counter-culture. In a time of global challenges, big questions and by-the-numbers politics, this upbeat, outspoken film tracks the story of the artists, writers, thinkers and musicians who have gone underground to re-imagine the world – honing in on equality, community and engaged creativity – in exuberantly paradigm-busting ways.
Writer/filmmaker/visual artist Antonino D’Ambrosio unites 50 powerful, of-the-moment voices –from iconic street artist Shepard Fairey to rapper Chuck D to playwright Eve Ensler to musicians Sean Hayes, Tom Morello and Billy Bragg to novelist Edwidge Danticat to filmmaker John Sayles to comic Lewis Black – who share personal and powerful tales of how they transformed anger and angst into provocative art and ideas. Mix-mastered with historical footage, animation and performances, D’Ambrosio presents a visceral portrait of a generation looking to re-jigger a system that has failed to address the most pressing problems of our times . . . or human potential.
Antonino on creative response: ” A person engaged in creative-response is someone who can invent a powerful new idea – whether a melody, a poem, a political idea — that changes how we think about and see the world. Moreover, creative-response is less a counter-narrative or alternative view, than it is a more accurate telling of our problems and how to respond—in an impactful, meaningful way—to those issues.” Directed by Antonino D’Ambrosio TRT 108 min.
* Be sure to catch Antonino D’Ambrosio interviewed by Shepard Fairey + special live music guest Sean Hayes in WE OWN THE FUTURE: HOW CREATIVE RESPONSE TRANSFORMS OUR WORLD