On October 21st, please join Mechanical Eye Microcinema and the Asheville Radical Mental Health Collective for a one-night screening of two extraordinary independent films that were created as a means of telling stories around internal/external experiences of alienation and belonging, life/death existence, and healing.
Here are all the pertinent whens, wheres and whats of this awesome event:
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014, 8:00pm at the BeBe Theatre [20 Commerce St.] with Mechanical Eye Microcinema & ARMHC, featuring We’re Okay by local filmmaker Kira Bursky and For Shadows by Ken Paul Rosenthal. $5.00 suggested donation, though no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
We’re excited that local filmmaker Kira Bursky will be able to join us for the screening, which will be followed by an informal discussion and conversation with Kira about her work as a filmmaker and an all-around artist that is doing some amazing creative work out in the world.
Here is some additional information about the films, but maybe you could just come see the movies!
Here is a link to the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/843086602391033/
Please let folks who may be interested in attending this special, one-night screening know that it is happening!
We’re Okay is a powerful fantasy drama about teen depression and sexuality. Delilah has decided to _________ on her 18 birthday, but her friend Lena surprises her with a birthday party. We see how Delilah is truly feeling in her stop motion animated circus world mind.
For Shadows is a contemplative, multi-layered memoir that explores the process of coming to terms with one’s shadow while unraveling the tangled roots of self-harm. The home movies of a child’s formative years and an interior landscape of traumatic domestic memories are excavated and re-constructed alongside sound clips from archival mental hygiene films. Ken Paul Rosenthal (creator of the Mad Dance Trilogy) is an artist-activist who lives in San Francisco and gathers breathtaking, heartbreaking, and fascinating footage on a near daily basis.<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/70586075″>For Shadows – Trailer</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user8270456″>Ken Paul Rosenthal</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>