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Shorts films by Cauleen Smith + discussion
Institute of Contemporary Arts
December 2022
Sojourner, dir. Cauleen Smith, USA 2018, 22 min.

Following the screening, Cauleen Smith will be in conversation with Matthew Barrington, Essay Film Festival.

This programme of shorts brings together recent work by the artist and filmmaker Cauleen Smith, culminating in her most recent film, Sojourner. The programme highlights the artist’s interpretations and re-imaginings of the music of Alice Coltrane and Sun Ra, interspersed with her interest in African-American history and the ways in which the historical and contemporary can be brought into dialogue through artistic practice. Sojourner sees Cauleen Smith repurpose the Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum in Joshua Tree, California, as a radical feminist utopia, incorporating a homage to the feminist abolitionist and human rights activist Sojourner Truth.

Sojourner, dir. Cauleen Smith, USA 2018, 22 min.

Three Songs About Liberation, dir. Cauleen Smith, USA 2017, 10 min.

Pilgrim, dir. Cauleen Smith, USA 2016, 11 min.

Crow Requiem, dir. Cauleen Smith, USA 2015, 11 min.

H-E-L-L-O, dir. Cauleen Smith, USA, 2014, DCP, 11 min.

Solar Flare Arkestral Marching Band, dir. Cauleen Smith, USA 2011, 10 min

With the support of Arts Council England.
09:00 pm
Thu, 02 Apr 2020
Cinema 1
£13 Full, £11 Concs/Green, £7 Blue Members. 

Multibuy offer:
For 3 – 4 screenings: £11 Full, £10 Concs/ Green, £6 Blue Members per screening
For 5 – 6 screenings: £10 Full, £9 Concs/Green, £5 Blue Members per screening

All films are ad-free and 18+ unless otherwise stated, and start with a 10 min. curated selection of trailers.

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