June 10, 2015, 6:30pm

Summer Screening: She Found A Place...

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Celebrate the start of summer with an evening of film, drink, and song curated by Maori Karmael Holmes, director of BlackStar Film Festival!

6:30pm

The bar is open! Record your dreams while you sip on Magnusson Twists in the Night Times Press Bar in the ICA exhibition Consider the Belvedere. Dream stenographer Jim Hopper will be on hand to transcribe your reveries.

7:00pm

Raise a glass as soulful mezzo-soprano Lauren Eberwein performs the drinking song “Les Bouteilles de la Table Ronde,“ with a score by composer Tony Solitro.

Consider the Belvedere performance by Lauren Eberwein (2015)

7:30pm

Gather on the ICA Terrace for a screening program curated by Maori Holmes of BlackStar Film Festival and inspired by ICA exhibition Do/Tell. Refreshments will be served.

The program includes short films by Frances Bodomo, Sara Zia Ebrahimi, Sonali Gulati, Kate Marks, Tiona McClodden, Akosua Adoma Owusu and Irit Reinheimer with special musical interludes by singer-songwriter, Kate Faust.

Akosua Adoma Owusu, *Drexciya* film still Irit Reinheimer, *I Told Her This Was Home* film stillKate Marks, *Pearl Was Here* film stillSara Zia Ebrahimi, *Cusps* film stillSonali Gulati, *Big Time-my doodled diary* film stillTiona McClodden, *Recognition* film still

Film Program

Big Time-My Doodled Diary (dir. Sonali Gulati, 2015, 12 min.)
A delightful and intimate exploration of youthful obsession, budding sexuality, and what it means to be a teenager, which all too often sucks, big time.

Boneshaker (dir. Frances Bodomo, 2013, 12 min.)
A Ghanaian family travels to a Pentecostal church in Louisiana to cure their violent daughter.

Pearl Was Here (dir. Kate Marks, 2013, 9 min.)
A wild child finds solace in a sea of stuffed animals. This is not a film for kids who have spellingbee trophies, sweet dreams, or homes that smell like supper.

Recognition (dir. Tiona McClodden, 2015, 4 min.)
This music video features THEESatisfaction performing their lead single “Recognition” from their second studio album EarthEE.

Drexciya (dir. Akosua Adoma Owusu, 2010, 12 min.)
A portrait of an abandoned public swimming facility located in Accra, Ghana. Inspired by the myth of a Detroit-based Underground Resistance.

I Told Her This Was Home (dir. Irit Reinheimer, 2013, 7 min.)
Based on an actual dream, Reinheimer’s film maps the comforts and restlessness of a constant search for home.

Cusps (dir. Sara Zia Ebrahimi, 2008, 15 min.)
In this personal documentary Sara Zia Ebrahimi explores her experiences living as an urban nomad and immigrant in the postindustrial landscape of Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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