The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival
The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival& Lecture Series is a two-day annual film festival founded by African Voices magazine and Long Island University's Media Arts Dept., Brooklyn Campus. Established in 1997, Reel Sisters is dedicated to providing opportunities for women of color filmmakers to advance their careers in the film industry. It is also the first Academy Award qualifying film festival and first Brooklyn-based film festival to showcase films directed, produced and written by women of color. The theme for this year's festival is #IGotYourBack: A Time for Holding Space & Healing, which showcases films dedicated to looking out for one another made for and by women with over 40 films being screened during the season.Reel Sisters 22nd Anniversary event will take place from Oct. 19 & 20th, 2019 at Alamo Draft House.Day passes: $20 Section pass: $122019 schedule: http://reelsisters.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/schedulealamofinal2019b.pdf
Venue: Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn
445 Albee Square West Map
Works in Progress at Dixon Place
Thu | 7:30 pm
At the Movies: ATTLA at National Museum of the American Indian
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Sound to Image: The Passion of Joan of Arc at The Greene Space
Fri | 7PM - 8:45 pm
Composer David Cieri is best known for his work scoring the films of Ken Burns, starting with The National Parks and running through The Vietnam War; Burns has called Cieri "a master composer … sensit...