An Ecstatic Experience
Ja'Tovia Gary
Short Documentary

Friday May 20, 2016

VENUE
The Bushwick Generator
Bushwick
195-215 Moore Street, Brooklyn NY, 11206
Enter at 195 Moore Street. L train to Morgan Avenue, or J/M trains to Flushing Avenue.

SHOW
7:30PMDoors Open. Reception sponsored by Stella Artois and Vimeo
8:15PMLive Music by The She-Devils
9:00PMFilms Begin
10:45PMPost-screening Party sponsored by Vimeo and Stella Artois
No refunds. Seating is first come, first served.

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Stella Artois
ABS Partners
The Bushwick Hotel & Inn
Forrest Point

An Ecstatic Experience (Ja'Tovia Gary | USA | 6 min.)

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An invocation and a meditation on transcendence as a means of restoration and resistance.


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Ja’Tovia Gary is an artist and filmmaker currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Gary’s work confronts traditional notions of representation, race, gender, sexuality, and power. She earned her MFA in Social Documentary Filmmaking from the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Her work has screened at festivals worldwide including Frameline LGBTQ Film Festival, New Voices in Black Cinema, Toronto Inside Out Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Maryland International Film Festival, and Ann Arbor Film Festival. Her films and experimental videos have been exhibited at museums, universities, and cinemas both nationally and internationally including the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Chicago’s Black Cinema House, Museum of Contemporary Art LA, ICA Boston, Indiana University’s Cinema, Anthology Film Archives, and the Made in New York Media Center. She is the recipient of the Sundance Documentary Fund Production Grant and the Jerome Foundation Film and Video Grant.


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