NEXT LOOK: Ground-breaking cinema coming to Walker Art Center in May
May 2 – 10, 2014
Fresh from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, renown for celebrating groundbreaking new voices in independent filmmaking, Walker Cinema will host a variety of screenings and guests over the first two weekends in May. Whether featuring first-time directors and non-actors or seasoned casts and crews, each film uniquely plays with elements of the dramatic genre—offering new examples of how fluidly the medium evolves.
Sundance director John Cooper introduces the Walker screenings on May 2 and 3. He will also be present at the Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota Conference.
Unless otherwise noted, all films and programs are in the Walker Cinema, and tickets are $12 ($10 Walker members and seniors). Tickets go on sale April 15 at 11 am.
Thee Urbane Life and The Cool & Co. were at it again, this time teaming up for School Daze -- the Adult Spring Break at Darby's (March 29). Aesthetically Speaking was in the building and captured a few scenes from the evening.
Tishuan Scott was born on October 27, 1979 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia as an Oprah Scholar, where he matriculated towards earning his Bachelor of Arts in Drama and Psychology in 2002. He then attended the University of California at Los Angeles' School of Theater, Film & Television as a Lloyd Bridges MGM/Outer Limits Fellow, where he received his Master of Fine Arts in Acting in 2006.
"It was Thursday, June 16, 1966... Less than a year before, President Lyndon Johnson had signed the Voting Rights Act... Stokely Carmichael was now in Mississippi to ensure that the federal laws... would apply to black sharecroppers living in plantation communities...
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Minneapolis/St. Paul Alumnae Chapter promotes its 18th Annual Literary Luncheon featuring author Hill Harper
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Minneapolis/St. Paul Alumnae Chapter, in partnership with The Givens Foundation for African American Literature will present its 18th Annual Literary Luncheon featuring actor and author Hill Harper.