Weekly film screenings hosted by Indie Memphis. Films will screen at Crosstown Arts, Malco’s Studio on the Square, and Ridgeway Theatre on a rotating basis.
This week: A Stray — Desperate to outrun his bad luck, a young Muslim refugee seems like he just might make it, until he crosses paths with a stray dog. WINNER – 2016 Indie Memphis Festival Special Jury Prize. Directed by Musa Syeed.
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 filmmmaking forum presented by Indie Memphis and Crosstown Arts. June topic: Film Criticism.
Please join our esteemed panel of film critics — John Beifuss & Chris Herrington of The Commercial Appeal and Chris McCoy of The Memphis Flyer — as they discuss everything pertaining to the art of film criticism.
Nine rising artists will display their work and share the motivation behind their pieces. This semester, the students created work addressing the topic of intersectionality — a term used to describe the overlapping or intersecting social identities and related systems of oppression, domination, or discrimination. Students were asked to embrace their differences or question their oppression. Issues they face vary from racism to islamophobia to cyberbullying and so many others.