Screening of Marvin Booker Was Murdered — a film chronicling the search for justice in the case of Marvin Booker, a homeless street preacher originally from Memphis, who was beaten to death by five jail guards for simply wanting to retrieve his shoes in a Denver Detention Center. Award Winner at the 2017 Indie Memphis Film Festival.
Crosstown Arts’ Open Crit series, organized in partnership with ArtsMemphis, is a monthly critique event where visual artists are invited to bring new and/or in-progress studio work for critical feedback and group discussion particular to each artist’s practice. All sessions are free and open to the public.
Monthly short film screening series, presented by Indie Memphis & Crosstown Arts.
This month: 2018 Slamdance Anarchy Shorts
Short film selections from this year’s Slamdance Film Festival. Slamdance is held every January in Park City, Utah, at the same time as the Sundance Film Festival to provide a more authentic representation of independent filmmaking.
Doors at 6:30 pm | Screening at 7 pm. Admission is pay-what-you-can.
Monthly filmmaking forum presented by Indie Memphis and Crosstown Arts.
Join us as stunt coordinator and fight choreographer Jyo “Six” Carolino discusses how to achieve realistic (and safe!) movie action sequences. He’ll show clips from his films while sharing insights into how he achieved each exciting set piece. Six will also have a live fight demonstration to showcase the proper techniques, as well as camera angles, needed to achieve the most exciting and realistic movie action.