Directed by Michele Stephenson & Joe Brewster
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 7:00pm @ International House
A charged look at 10 days in the life of a boys’ fifth grade basketball club from Harlem, New York. The film follows the children's parents as they travel to the AAU National Championships in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Whole worlds are laid bare with skillful economy, as grown ups and coaches grapple with the sometimes diverging demands of parenting and winning.
Monday, June 7, 2010 - 7:00pm
@ Prince Music Theater / Independence Black Box
Rea Tajiri's award winning films explore the psycho-spiritual repercussions of political histories within families while interrogating mainstream media representations of Asians and Asian Americans. Poetic and haunting, her work often deconstruct the jarring incongruities between collective memory and official narratives of historical events.
Saturday, June 12, 3:00-5:00PM
In this Master Classs filmmaker Rea Tajiri discusses her approach to the “collage aesthetic” which she has adopted as a creative process and auto-ethnographic form that utilizes research, writing, journaling, use of found archival materials, including photographs film clips, advertisements, movement, and audio. The written and spoken word is the glue that bridges the elements and all elements are hung, combined and juxtaposed to form new meanings. More info
DATE: Saturday, June 12 TIME: 3:00 - 5:00PM SPRING 2010
In this Master Class filmmaker Rea Tajiri will discuss her approach to "collage aesthetic" which she has adopted as a creative process and auto ethnographic form. This form utilizes research, journaling, use of found archival materials; including photographs, film clips, advertisements, movement, and audio.
Participants should bring photographs, films which strike a chord, observed movement, recorded sounds in any media, music, and a notebook.
Presented in partnership with PIFVA.org