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Other Cinema: NATIVE NATIONS (INAATE/SE—IT SHINES A CERTAIN WAY + GOMEZ-PENA)

In their break-out first feature, Ojibway filmmakers Adam (in person) and Zack Khalil fearlessly reclaim the Native narrative from the museums that would confine it to the past, instead weaving a formally and intellectually complex essay on contemporary Indian identity. The kaleidoscopic experience mixes doc, narrative, and experimental modes, transcending linear colonized history to explore… Read more »

Curbside ***CANCELLED***

***With apologies, due to unforeseen circumstance, ATA has to postpone this screening to a future date**** COME OVER FOR OUR HOMEGROWN, PREMIERE SCREENING OF CURBSIDE. “Curbside” is a character study of young millennials disguised as a dark comedy. We follow two post-punk 20 somethings: Darren and Josh as they face conflict ranging from mental breakdowns to… Read more »

Periwinkle Cinema: MAJOR!

MAJOR! follows the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 73- year-old Black transgender woman who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. Miss Major’s personal story and activism for transgender civil rights, from mobile outreach and AIDS prevention to fighting the prison industrial complex, intersects… Read more »

Other Cinema: SONIC ODDITIES (INCREDIBLY STRANGE MUSIC)

An *expanded* version of the 16mm show that sold out the Roxie a couple months ago, this cult-music compilation–-in addition to that mountain of sublimely ridiculous performance—in fact doubles down on its fanboy gambit, topping it with 3 sonic circus rings of particular interest: Mid-Century Anomalies, Black Music of the ‘70s, and Experimental Turntablsm. And… Read more »

Matters of Practices/Actions/Doings

Light Field  presents: Fugue (2015, 8 min, 16mm, sound, b/w)  Fugue is a formal and physical experiment in order to understand the relationship between image, sound, and movement. The movements and the setting are informed by motion studies that were conducted and filmed at the beginning of the 20th century with the aim to use… Read more »