Thursday, March 26, 2015
BROTHERS OF THE BLACK LIST Director Sean Gallagher Year 2014 Runtime 74 minutes Country USA Co-presented with the New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) as part of their 6-film series entitled Power and Resistance , which spotlights films about individuals and organizations unafraid to stand up, fight back, and start revolutions—both large and small. In what became the longest litigated civil rights...Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
TOOTIE'S LAST SUIT Director, Producer Lisa Katzman Editor Felix Andrew Cinematographer Robert Perrin Year 2009 Runtime 97 minutes Country USA Carnival has been a leading art form since the beginning of the nineteenth century in Trinidad, Jamaica, and our beloved city of New Orleans. The musical masquerading traditions and elaborate processions by Mardi Gras Indian tribes bear resemblance to the...Read more
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
ART AND CRAFT Co-presented with the New Orleans Film Society. Directors Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman Producers Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman Cinematographer Sam Cullman Editor Mark Becker Runtime 89 minutes Country USA Shortlisted for the Oscar for Best Documentary Film, Art and Craft tells the story of Mark Landis, one of the most prolific art forgers in U.S. history. Landis' impressive body...Read more
Kristina Kay Robinson, BURNAWAY Magazine (December 11, 2019) "The exhibition Welcome to the Jungle , on view through February 2 at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, combines the three films in [Akosua Adoma] Owusu’s “hair trilogy” in one installation. Together the films Mi Broni Ba (“My White Baby”), Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful , and White Afro depict and deconstruct the politics...Read more