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Press Street’s MiniPlex Screening – Vow of Silence

Wildseeds: the Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Collective, along with community partner PATOIS: The New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival, present Be Steadwell’s film “Vow of Silence” on Monday, January 19th at 6:30 PM. Filmmaker Be Steadwell will be in attendance for the screening, and will facilitate a talk-back following the film.

Free and open to the public with donations being collected to support Wildseeds and the featured artist.

Be Steadwell is a songwriter and filmmaker from Washington DC.  Redefining the love song in a modern context, Be describes her music as “queer pop and soul”.  In her live performances, she utilizes loop pedal vocal layering and beat boxing to compose her songs on stage.  As she pursued her career in music, she began a career in film. Shooting and editing her own music videos, Be explored rhythm and texture in experimental film.

Vow of Silence tells the story of Jade, a heartbroken composer who takes a vow of silence to win back the heart of Isis, her true love. Utilizing music, magic and silence-Jade finds her voice in the place she least expects it. Vow of Silence is a music driven story, placing queer women of color at the center of the narrative.  In her inability to speak-Jade communicates her pain, weakness, power and joy through music.

Donations collected to support the featured artist and Wildseeds.

Screening
Mon. Jan. 19th
(6:30pm)

Press Street HQ
3718 St. Claude Ave

For more Info: http://press-street.org/film/

Press Street’s MiniPlex program is a platform for film screenings and additional time based media events that take place in a pop-up theatre within Antenna Gallery. Press Street has hosted screenings in collaboration with other outside projects and organizations such as Cinema Reset as well as individual artists and filmmakers. For more information please contact Amanda at info@press-street.com

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French Quarter Fest 2013

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KNOWN AS THE “LARGEST FREE FESTIVAL IN THE SOUTH”, FRENCH QUARTER FESTIVAL HAD A RECORD ATTENDANCE OF OVER 504,000 ATTENDEES OVER 4 DAYS IN APRIL 2013. IN AN EFFORT TO PROMOTE THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND THE VIEUX CARRÉ, A NEW FILM SERIES THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH TIMECODE:NOLA, WILL BE SCREENED AT THE LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM’S OLD U.S. MINT. THESE INFORMATIVE FILMS WILL GIVE INSIGHT TO THE LOCAL CULTURE OF OUR UNIQUE AND EVER EVOLVING CITY.

TImecode:NOLA is proud to partner with French Quarter Fest to screen local films that celebrate New Orleans & Louisiana music, culture, heritage, and history for the first time in the festival’s 30 year history. All films will be screened at The US Mint and are free and open to the public.

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Super 8 One Reel 2015

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Timecode:NOLA’s 5th annual

SUPER 8 ONE REEL FILM CONTEST

The Timecode:NOLA Super 8 ONE REEL Contest is an event in which filmmakers have to shoot a movie on one roll of Super 8 film.  All of their edit decisions must be made while shooting, since the filmmaker will not see their film before it is developed (YES! it’s actually on FILM!).  Timecode:NOLA will then get the film developed and transferred, but the first time anyone will see it is at the Premiere.  Even the filmmakers will be in the dark! Flaws and all. Masterpiece or terrible.  These three and half minute black and white silent movies will be accompanied by New Movement Theater Comedian MC Chris Trew and a live film score by Ratty Scurvics, piano virtuoso.

One roll of film. Up to three minutes. Only editing in camera. Anything goes.

The guidelines are simple. You’ll come pick up your film at our Pick Up Party at the Lost Love Lounge on Friday, March 20th, and return it the following Sunday, March 29th at the Lost Love Lounge at our Drop Off Party. Then it’s time to screen the results at the Premiere on Friday, April 17th at 8PM at One Eyed Jacks (615 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA 70130). It’s 50 bucks to participate. That fee covers the film, processing, and HD transfer. You will receive your original film back as well as an HD file.

If you don’t have a Super 8 camera, don’t sweat it. You can borrow a camera from us on March 20th as well, so there’s no excuses for not joining in the fun. There is a $50 deposit on the camera. Return it without breaking it, and you’ll get your money back!

Aspiring Spielberg? Art school dropout? Soccer Mom? Super 8 is the great equalizer. Its easy, and fun. Anyone can play! Shoot whatever you’d like. There are no rules as to what you can put on screen, but be warned – no one is going to see the films beforehand, so if your film is under or overexposed, no one’s gonna know til it’s too late. The show must go on!

 

 

SUPER 8 ONE REEL PREMIERE 4/17

SUPER 8 ONE REEL PREMIERE 4/17

BUY TICKETS HERE

 

Rules for the One Reel Super 8 Film Festival

  • Apply online or in person by March 20th at the Lost Love Lounge. Registration is $55, covering film, processing, and HD transfer.  On March 20th, you will receive your film at the Kick-off party at the Lost Love Lounge beginning at 7 pm.
  • If you absolutely can not make the event, make alternate pick up plans with Randy Perez at perez@timecodenola.com. You may be able to receive film at a different time, but NO ONE CAN RECEIVE FILM BEFORE 8 PM ON MARCH 20th.
  • You will receive one roll of Super 8 film. YOU WILL ONLY RECEIVE ONE ROLL OF FILM PER REGISTRATION. If you lose your film we can’t give you another roll to replace your lost film.
  • If you need to rent a Super 8 camera, it is a $50 deposit at the time of receipt. You will receive your money back at the time of return. You can rent a camera the night of March 20th or anytime that week until Saturday, March 28th.  (please do not rent a camera unless you Absolutely have to, do to the limited amount of available cameras)
  • Return your film on March 29th beginning at 8pm at the Lost Love Lounge. You must edit the film in camera, so if the film has been processed, we won’t accept it.
  • If you absolutely can not make it to the Drop Off party on March 29th, you can make plans to return the film elsewhere prior to the Drop Off Party. However, NO FILM WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE END OF THE DROP OFF PARTY ON MARCH 29th.
  • All films will be screened at One Eyed Jacks on Friday, April 17th beginning at 10:00 PM. Your registration fee includes ONE ticket to this event. Any additional tickets needed for the event must be purchased separately.

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Big Charity Screens @ Joy Theater

 Hey you get another chance to checkout the New Orleans Documentary, Big Charity on Feb 27th & 28th. We loved it! Support indie Filmmaking and check it out!

Founded as a hospital for the poor, Charity Hospital began in 1736 as just a small cottage built on the goodwill of a dying French merchant. Operated by nuns of The Daughters of Charity and serving the city of New Orleans for close to 300 years, it gradually transformed into an enormous public institution – into Big Charity – and a longstanding symbol of compassion, a seemingly eternal place of safety and a beacon of hope in the community. Today the towering art deco building, closed abruptly after Hurricane Katrina hit in August 2005, stands empty, and the community continues to suffer the devastating consequences of its absence. This documentary film includes never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews to tell the story of Charity Hospital, from its roots to its controversial closing in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. From the firsthand accounts of healthcare providers and hospital employees who miraculously withstood the storm inside the hospital, to interviews with key players involved in the closing of Charity and the opening of New Orleans’ newest hospital, Big Charity shares the untold, true story around its closure and sheds new light on the sacrifices made for the sake of progress.

BIG CHARITY – Official Trailer 2015 from Fire River Films on Vimeo.

 

Big Charity
Joy Theater
1200 Canal Street New Orleans, La 70112

Feb 27th & 28th | 7pm

www.thejoytheater.com
www.bigcharityfilm.com

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