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Reel Sisters - Section B - 2:15 pm - 3:40 pm

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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

445 Albee Square West

Floor 4

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Enjoy Reel Sisters' selection of short films in Section B at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on Oct. 20.

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SECTION B - ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMA - 2:15 PM - 3:40 PM

Ticket admits you to Section B only.

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The Water Will Carry Us Home

Producer/Director/Writer: Gabrielle Tesfaye

6:47 min., Animation

Through living ritual and stop motion animation, The Water Will Carry Us Home reveals the story of stolen Africans being thrown off the slave ship whilst sailing through the Middle Passage. Upon crashing in the waves, the unimaginable happens when mermaids dwelling in the waters save these spirits.

Brooklyn to Benin: A Vodou Pilgrimage

Director/Writer: REGINE ROMAINProducer: WaWaWa Diaspora Centre, Trinity Media

10:31 min., documentary

Régine Romain, Haitian-American artist, educator and visual anthropologist, completes a three-year spiritual pilgrimage traveling from Brooklyn, NY, southern United States, Central America, Haiti to Benin, West Africa — the birthplace of Vodou. Her journey crosses the turbulent TransAtlantic Slave Trade history and delves into an ancient cascade of memory, myth and magic.

Tattoo

Director: Farhad DelaramWriters: Dena Rassam, Farhad Delaram

Producer: Dena Rassam15 min., narrative

A young Iranian woman wanting to renew her driver's license finds herself under intense examination when officials notice a scar on her wrist and her tattoo. She is forced to answer personal questions and exposed to insinuations.

The Changing Same

Director: Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson

Writer: Joe Brewster Producer: Ayana Enomoto-Hurst

21:03 min., documentary

The film follows four residents of modern-day Marianna, Florida as they reflect on the legacy of racial terror in their town. One of the residents, Lamar Wilson, runs a very particular marathon every year to commemorate the lynching of Claude Neal. On October 26, 1934, Claude Neal was brutally lynched by a mob of white men who stormed the county jail where Neal was held after being accused of the murder of a 20-year-old white woman, Lola Cannady.

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445 Albee Square West

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Brooklyn, NY 11201

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