Caribbean Film Series at BAM

Caribbean Film Series at BAM

Brown Girl Begins
Dir. Sharon Lewis
With Mouna Traoré, Rachael Crawford, Emmanuel Kabango, Shakura S'Aida, Nigel Shawn Williams, and David Rudder
2017, 70min

Caribbean folklore meets Afrofuturist superhero saga in this one-of-a-kind feminist origin story inspired by Nalo Hopkinson's acclaimed coming-of-age novel Brown Girl in the Ring. Ti-Jeanne (Traoré) is a reluctant priestess in a post-apocalyptic 2049, who must choose between love and her destiny in order to save her people.

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237 attendees (None invited)

Venue

BAMcinématek
30 Lafayette Ave