Saturday, March 12th
NAVY MEMORIAL BURKE THEATER
$9 IN ADVANCE HERE OR AT THE DOOR
FREAK THE LANGUAGE
Directed by Lee Quinby and Sam Hampton
USA / 2015 / 28:50mins / DC Premiere
Filmmakers Lee Quinby and Sam Hampton explore the passionately creative and carefully crafted impulses of New York City poet David Mills. Through selected poetry readings, the film spotlights David’s unique associations of words, syntax, rhythm and rhyme. On-camera interviews convey how living in Langston Hughes’ landmark Harlem home for three years developed a special bond with Hughes while travel around the world enlivens his sense of history, body, and spirit.
Screens with the accompanying documentaries:
Directed by Allen Myers
(Canada/2015/4:36mins) US Premiere
For nearly a hundred years, Worley Mountain has been the source of a wild Christmas tree harvest that spans two weeks in late October before the snow comes in. Today, Bambi and his crew nurture these lands for future harvests.
Directed by Jonathan Rattner
(USA/2015/24mins) US Premiere
January, the Alaskan Interior, 56 mushing dogs, 4 humans, 5 hours of sunlight. This observational work examines the interior worlds of its subjects and explores how to write with limited light.