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Double Exposure: Shorts Program

  • Maysles Cinema 343 Malcolm X Boulevard New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)
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Sunday June 2nd 4pm

Total Running time 87 minutes

A program uniting the work of several exciting new talents. Ashtong’s Where the Water Runs follows a water delivery truck driver in South Central L.A. who uncovers a plot to privatize the city’s dwindling resources during the most prolonged drought in California history.  GIVE, by David De Rozas, shows a senior Reverend seeking to preserve his monumental legacy, creates an alternative visual narrative for the black community before his impending retirement. In Black 14, Darius Clark Monroe uses archival material to tell the story of fourteen black student athletes who were dismissed from the University of Wyoming's football team in 1969 for taking a stance against racial harassment and racial discrimination in the Mormon church. A.B.Webster’s experimental documentary Respect and Love is a tribute to the first African-American woman to sue the Catholic Church for sexual abuse thirty years ago, and a colloquy between the filmmaker and her mother. And finally, Into My Life explores a mother and daughter’s audiovisual legacy all preserved on 8mm film revealing their remarkable personal archive from 1965 to the present. The directors are Ivana Hucíková, Sarah Keeling, and Grace Remington.

Presented by Creatively Speaking as part of Double Exposure: Take Two

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Double Exposure: Double Play
Later Event: June 2
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