DYNAMITEDirected by Leila Jarman
A poetic investigation of gender and masculinity through performance art and dance.
Leila Jarman is an Iranian-Brazilian-American award-winning filmmaker, producer, and multimedia artist and women’s rights activist. Her works have shown at film festivals and in galleries and museums worldwide. Voice of the Valley, her 2009 documentary directorial debut, followed the professional careers of two self-made Muslim women journalists and their struggle to overcome social and cultural barriers to produce the only women-run social, political, and economic radio program in Jordan. Since completing Voice of the Valley, Jarman has worked on social impact documentary films, music videos, and narrative works in a producing and directorial capacity.
Directed by Elegance Bratton
A transcendent visual exploration of the next spirited generation of NYC’s Christopher Street Pier kids living on the edge of homelessness.