THE FUTURE OF FILM IS FEMALE // Piaffe
- Fri, Dec 15
Run Time: 99 min. Rating: R Language: German
Doors at 8pm, Show at 9pm. 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. Cousins (13 min.) will play prior to Piaffe.
There’s nothing else like Piaffe on the silver screen — or any screen! Come discover this wholly original tale of the introverted Eva, who is forced to take on Zara’s job as a Foley artist when her sister suffers a nervous breakdown. She struggles to create sounds for a commercial featuring a horse when a horsetail starts growing out of her body. Empowered by her tail, she lures a botanist into an affair with a game of submission. Curator Caryn Coleman in Attendance. Runtime: 86 minutes.
A short film by Karina Dandashi. Two cousins born in separate countries reunite in Brooklyn when a run-in with an ex turns the night into a mission of revenge. Cousins explores cultural disconnect between family members and identity within oneself. What does it mean to belong somewhere, and how do we find our way back? Runtime: 13 minutes.