Friday, September 11, 7:00 PM
Tiberino: The Art of Life
(USA, 2015, 85 min) directed by Derrick Woodyard and Joseph Tiberino
The Tiberino family, often referred to as “The West Philly Wyeths,” have been creating art in their Powelton Village neighborhood for over half a century. Joe Tiberino, his late wife Ellen Powell Tiberino, and their children have firmly established themselves in Philadelphia’s art community and beyond. Produced over a three-year period, the film serves as a chronicle of the family’s history as Philadelphians and artists.
Producers' Forum - Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema at UCLA directed by Zeinabu Irene Davis (USA, 2016, 90 min)Posted April 30th, 2015 by Hye-Jung
Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 PM Special Work-In-Progress Screening
Zeinabu irene Davis in person
$10, $7 Students/Seniors, $5 Scribe and IHP members
at International House, 3701 Chestnut Street
Co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Screening Social Justice Series, with special thanks to Josslyn Luckett and Dean John Jackson
Spirits of Rebellion provides intimate access to key filmmakers trained at UCLA who are identified with the movement known as the L.A. Rebellion, including Charles Burnett, Julie Dash, Haile Gerima, Barbara McCullough, Billy Woodberry and Davis herself, at work and in discussion. The film engages the origins of the name “L.A. Rebellion,” the importance of public education to this group and in today’s world, and the intriguing question, “What is a Black film?”
Zeinabu irene Davis is an independent filmmaker and Professor of Communication at UC San Diego. Her work is passionately concerned with the depiction of women of African descent. Her films include Mother of the River, A Powerful Thang, Cycles, Trumpetistically Clora Bryant, and her feature film, Compensation that was selected for the dramatic competition at the Sundance Film Festival (2000).
Thursday, September 17, 7:00 PM
From creating pioneering 16mm film workshops in 1961 to coding maps of community gardens in 2015, DeeDee Halleck has been a founding mother of community media. She will show clips from her vast archive of activist media making. Included are films made in
the 1970s by incarcerated youth, selections from her documentation of the Bread and Puppet theater, and the turbulent 2000 Republican Convention in Philadelphia on Democracy Now!