CLOSING DAY FILM

Presented by Williamsburg Foodtown

Sunday, September 22, 2013
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

El Puente
211 South 4th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
(for directions visit our Venues page)

 

Music Video:  Poor Heart 
directed by Ben Phillippo

Beware the song of the siren... The spirit of an earlier era is awakened in this haunting music video. Exploring singer/songwriter Cara Campanelli's vintage sound, 'Poor Heart' is an eerie journey into the shadows.
RT: 3 min.

 

 


 
Short Film: Bookin'
directed by John Kirkscey

Bookin' documents the collaboration of two break-dancers/"jookers" and two ballet dancers creating original choreography to a new and original soundtrack that mixes hip-hop beats and cello. The goal of the film was to fuse jookin', an original Memphis break-dancing style dubbed the "urban ballet," with classical ballet in order to highlight the benefits of cultural mixing.
RT: 14 min.

 
 
 
Feature Film: Before the Spring: After the Fall
directed by Jed Rothstein

Three years before the Arab Spring, the filmmakers traveled to Egypt to film with young rock musicians fighting for free expression. They met a young singer whose family was already risking everything in a fight that would become a revolution, and change the course of history.

Shady Ayman Nour, Jed Rothstein the Director and the Producers of the film will be on-hand at the screening to answer questions.
RT: 75 min.

Q&A will follow screenings

 

CLOSING DAY AWARDS CEREMONY

 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

El Puente
211 South 4th Street
(Corner of Roebling Street)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn

 
Featured Performance
El Puente Dance Ensemble
 

The El Puente Dance Ensemble is the resident dance company of El Puente's Williamsburg Leadership Center. Our youth are empowered to use dance as artistic expression,  as vehicle for community liberation and to bring a voice to social issues.
(Artistic Director: Afaliah Tribune)

 

 

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