Frame Forward: Rather Life

  • Evidence of the Evidence Evidence of the Evidence
  • Short Films about Learning Short Films about Learning
  • The Violence of a Civilization without Secrets The Violence of a Civilization without Secrets
  • Kind of a Symbol Kind of a Symbol
  • A Day and a Button A Day and a Button
  • For The Students Who Stood at The Statue (The Forcing no. 7) For The Students Who Stood at The Statue (The Forcing no. 7)
  • Emergency Needs Emergency Needs
  • Dislocation Blues Dislocation Blues

Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 5Sat, Apr 21 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
 
Ticket Prices
General Public:$14.00
Members:$11.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under):$8.00
Film Info
Programs:Frame Forward: Rather Life
Shorts
Tags:Shorts
Runtime:77 min
Cast/Crew
Director:Various

Description

How have developing media and technologies helped artists drive forward the spirit of activism? These politically motivated short films were created with the help of automatic and accessible materials—from early video and TV in the late ’60s to live-streaming and social media today. Copresented with the Walker Art Center's Expanding the Frame: Imagination Is Power, April 5 - 21.


Evidence of the Evidence: Utilizing rarely seen video recordings shot by a state trooper, this film offers a ground level account of the Attica prison uprising in 1971.
Director(s): Alex Johnston | Runtime: 22 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English


Short Films about Learning: The Belfast Exposed community archive contains images recording political, cultural and social change in Northern Ireland over these 3 decades.
Director(s): Michael Hanna | Runtime: 10 min | Country: Ireland | 2015 | English


Violence of a Civilization without Secrets, The: A reflection on indigenous sovereignty, the undead violence of museum archives, and postmortem justice through the case of the "Kennewick Man.”
Director(s): Adam Khalil, Zack Khalil, Jackson Polys | Runtime: 10 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English


Kind of a Symbol: Richard Spencer getting punched in the face: It's kind of a symbol. WARNING: Stroboscopic effects. And Richard Spencer's stupid face.
Director(s): Hannah Frank | Runtime: 1 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English


Day and a Button, A: When you can no longer rebel and your country turns into a big prison... relax. You’re in Damascus!
Director(s): Azza Hamwi | Runtime: 7 min | Country: Syria | 2015 | Arabic


For The Students Who Stood at The Statue (The Forcing no. 7): This video is dedicated to the small group of anti-racist student protesters who stood their ground against a torch-wielding mob on August 11, 2017.
Director(s): Lydia Moyer | Runtime: 3 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English


Emergency Needs: Emergency Needs (2007) is a 16mm film about the mayor, Carl Stokes, of Cleveland, Ohio USA dealing with the July 1968 uprising.
Director(s): Kevin Jerome Everson | Runtime: 7 min | Country: USA | 2007 | English


Dislocation Blues: An incomplete and imperfect portrait of reflections from Standing Rock.
Director(s): Sky Hopinka | Runtime: 17 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English

Included Shorts

Evidence of the Evidence (22min) More
Short Films about Learning (10min) More
The Violence of a Civilization without Secrets (10min) More
Kind of a Symbol (1min) More
A Day and a Button (7min) More
For The Students Who Stood at The Statue (The Forcing no. 7) (3min) More
Emergency Needs (7min) More
Dislocation Blues (17min) More