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Romeo is Bleeding - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers

Event Category:
Movies
Start Date:
November 17, 2017
End Date:
November 17, 2017
Location:
Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre
Time:
7:00 PM
 

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Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, November 17th at the Hearn Stage for a screening of Romeo is Bleeding. This film is part of the 2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening.

Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and some of the medium’s most respected directors. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is one of only two screening partners in Louisiana. The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

About the film:

Donté Clark is a young poet who transcends the violence in his hometown by writing about his experiences. Growing up in Richmond, California, a city haunted by a fatal turf war, Donté and the like-minded youth of his city mount an urban adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet.’  With the hope of starting a dialogue about violence, will Richmond crush Donté’s idealism? Or will Donté end Richmond’s cycle of trauma?

2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Schedule:
September 22nd: Pushing Dead
November 17th – Romeo is Bleeding
February 23rd – Deej
March 23rd – Purple Dreams
April 20th – Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

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