THE FUTURE OF FILM IS FEMALE // Earth Mama
- Sat, Dec 16
Run Time: 116 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023
Doors at 5pm, Show at 6pm. Tickets $15.
Caryn Coleman, Founder of The Future of Film is Female and curator extraordinaire, kicks off this quarterly series advancing gender parity in the media industry by promoting and showcasing the kick-ass work of women filmmakers. Side Hustle (15 min.) will play prior to Earth Mama.
Earth Mama (2023)
Anchored by a powerhouse performance by Oakland rapper Tia Nomore, Savanah Leaf’s debut feature gets audiences close up to the day-to-day of a young woman grappling with the most fundamental questions of motherhood amid utterly hostile socioeconomic conditions. Jody Lee Lipes’ cinematography richly textures this portrait that is equal parts breathtaking and devastating to take in. Curator Caryn Coleman in Attendance. Runtime: 101 minutes.
Side Hustle (2023)
A short film by Abby Harri. Eden, a dancer in New York City, pays the bills with financial support from her sugar daddy. Documentary interviews with sugar babies and sex workers weave into Eden’s fictional story through her consumption and interaction with social media, contextualizing her experience within a community of voices. Runtime: 15 minutes.