Maori Holmes (LTA 06, ACG ’06, ’05) and Sara Zia Ebrahimi (ACG ’09), producers of Kinowatt Film Series will host a screening that will explore the current state of affairs in the United States and the not-so distant future. The result is a series of groundbreaking digital shorts. Each episode presents a different filmmaker’s vision of American society projected forward, fusing an exploration of social issues with elements of speculative and science fiction. This month they’ll be screening three of the films–REMIGRATION by Barry Jenkins, THAT WHICH ONCE WAS by Kimi Takesue, and WHITE by A. Sayeeda Clarke, which is your opportunity to watch them on the big screen and engage in dialogue with fellow audience members. The screening begins at 8:00pm at Asian Arts Initiative (1219 Vine Street). Tickets are $8 General Admission/$5 Student Admission. Purchase tickets in advance online at: brownpapertickets.com. To learn more, visit their website.
KINOWATT features documentary and narrative films that seek to illuminate injustice, spark debate, and incite action! Entertaining as well as insightful, the films showcased promise to explore the struggles and contributions of marginalized peoples and their communities around a multitude of issues including the environment, economic justice, gender-based oppression, racism, homophobia, and classism.