Category archives: Experimental

  • Life is Fare

  • Playing at the Emporium SF in conjunction with HUSHconcerts and catered. 616 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117 Life is Fare Life is Fare is a Tigrinya / English feature film exploring three wildly different perspectives on the East African nation of Eritrea. The film’s premise follows Sephora, an idealistic young Eritrean American pitching a well meaning but ludicrous film idea to he[...]
  • Rebirth is Necessary

  • This film explores the magic and dynamism of Blackness in a realm where time and space are altered. The now, the past & the future are rethought and reordered to create something soulful and mind bendingly visceral. Unfolding through the gaze of Jenn Nkiru, it is an audio – visual feast which pulls on broad yet unique sound and visual references to push the story forward. The soundtrack fe[...]
  • Jabari Keating

  • Upon making a life altering decision, Jabari Keating is a candid first person narrative film that explores his personal reflections, life experiences and trials and tribulations as an African American in present day America. 00:10:00 Stacey Larkins Experimental, Short Director Biography - Stacey Larkins Stacey Larkins is a narrative filmmaker and musician residing in t[...]
  • Out From Smoke & Ash

  • In 1921, the Tulsa, Oklahoma neighborhood of Greenwood was one of the most affluent all-black communities in America. Known as the “Black Wall Street,” it covered 40 square blocks and boasted more than 600 businesses and 15,000 residents which was demolished, scores killed, and thousands left homeless. This is the retailing of this story through a mix of mediums and performances as well as spo[...]
  • Tabatô

  • dir. by João Viana Mutar, who fought in the war, is back in Guinea. In his luggage, he brings strange objects. Fatu, his daughter, takes the opportunity of Mutar's absence to open his bag. Shortly afterwards, Fatu's boyfriend Idrissa finds Mutar with his hand soiled in blood and Fatu dead. It is then that Idrissa picks up a drum. LONG SYNOPSIS 4500 years ago, while you were waging you[...]