Approximately 150 people from the beautiful city of Pittsburgh came out to see the premiere of TANGO MACBETH at Southside Works Cinema. Thanks to the Sembene Film & Arts Festival for co-sponsoring the event. Thanks to Martha Conley and Cindy Goodman-Leib for promoting the film. And thanks to Tugg for making it all possible!
Photographs by Scott Leib, Cindy Goodman-Leib, Mitch Leib, and David Conley.
JANUARY 23RD, 2014—- Philly RITZ 5 Theatrical Premiere of TANGO MACBETH! Photography by Stephanie Malson. Thanks to the Philly community for all of your support! Thanks for showing your love! Thanks for traversing the snow and surviving the cold. Audience members ranged in age from 7 months to 85+ years old. The Tugg.com event sold 204 tickets! This is a dream come true for me as a filmmaker. Thank you one and all!— Nadine Patterson, TANGO MACBETH
Welcome to the official website for TANGO MACBETH.
It’s a play, within a documentary, within a film. It’s unlike any version of Macbeth you have ever seen. The Assistant Director for TANGO MACBETH is Pittsburgh’s own Martha Conley.
We are presenting our film via Tugg. You can make your reservation online. You can order your $10 tickets here http://www.tugg.com/events/7259. Your account will not be charged until we meet the threshold of 64 seats. If we do not meet that mark by Tuesday February 11th, the film event will be cancelled and your card will not be charged.
We MUST make the threshold, and preferably way before the deadline. Please join us in this exciting new way of bringing American Independent Cinema to communities across the USA. I look forward to meeting you all at Southside Works Cinemas! Tuesday 7pm February 18th— Cheers, Nadine Patterson, writer/director TANGO MACBETH
Good Day HipCinema Friends,
The snow has melted and we are heading into the last days for ticket reservations for TANGO MACBETH. We MUST reach 111 ticket sales or the screening will be cancelled. We are offering a DVD to each person that organizes a group of 10 or more people to attend the Jan. 23rd screening at the Ritz 5 http://www.tugg.com/go/zzkfxw. So if you include the ticket(s) you have already reserved and get additional friends to join (up to a total of at least 10) you get a Tango Macbeth DVD. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and include a list of names/or # of the people who will join you at the event and the name of your organization/group. We encourage you to call people over the phone or make the request face to face as well as email, FaceBook or text. Go to www.tangomacbeth.com for more information on the film. Again thank you for your support. See you at the Ritz!
TANGO MACBETH premieres at the RITZ 5 to kick off its national tour 7:30pm Thursday January 23rd, 2014. Tickets are $13 via Tugg.com. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this groundbreaking film. Director Nadine Patterson, and composer Lenny Seidman will be present for a Q&A following the screening. It is the only scheduled screening for the city of Philadelphia in 2014. RITZ 5 movie theater is located at 2nd and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia PA 19106. It is accessible via SEPTA.
This is a fundraiser in honor of PHILADANCO. When you reserve your ticket, we encourage you to make a donation of $10, $25, $50 or $100 towards PHILADANCO (a 501 c3 organization). Ninety- percent of your donation is tax deductible.
PHILADANCO Founder/Executive Artistic Director Joan Myers Brown accepts the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama — the nation’s highest civic honor for excellence in the arts — at a ceremony that took place July 10th, 2013 at the White House.
Rooted in African-American cultural traditions, PHILADANCO’s mission is to present the highest quality of professional dance performance and improve the skills of emerging and professional dancers and choreographers in a nurturing environment, while increasing the appreciation of dance among its many communities. Across the nation and around the world, PHILADANCO is celebrated for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. Founded in 1970, PHILADANCO has a legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides, consistently performing for audiences representing an amalgamation of people from diverse communities. PHILADANCO is recognized for its artistic integrity, superbly trained dancers and electrifying performances. Inherent in our mission is a commitment to empowering youth with crucial leadership and development skills that facilitate achievement and success in the world of dance and everyday life. For more information please go to http://www.philadanco.org/.
We hope to see you at this event. We are thankful for your continued support. — Carmella Vassor-Johnson and Nadine Patterson, Event Organizers
“We, the viewers, are invited to engage in the film’s tango of power, responsibility, and consequences through director Nadine Patterson’s artistic choices to recast and re-present Shakespeare’s Macbeth in ways that reflect cultural histories and rhythms with African and multicultural roots.” —- Dr. Joan May T. Cordova @ForCommunities
TANGO MACBETH is officially available for educators, college and high school, through TransitMedia. Click here to purchase. This innovative film is perfect for teaching MACBETH within the 21st Century classroom. A study guide is available for free at this link.
Tango Macbeth makes it European premiere in Paris France as part of the African Diaspora International Film Festival Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ 7:15pm at LE BRADY cinema 39 Boulevard de Strasbourg 75010 Paris www.lebrady.fr
Tickets are 8 Euros. For tickets click here.
A theater company rehearses Macbeth. A documentary film crew follows them during the rehearsal process. Occasionally the actors become lost in Shakespeare’s world. This blend of intense drama, dance and humor is a refreshing take on Shakespeare’s classic text.
Directed by Nadine M. Patterson, 2012, 73 min, USA, Drama-Documentary, English
Q&A with the director Nadine Patterson will follow the film
[En Français]TANGO MACBETH
Réalisé par Nadine Patterson Durée : 1h13.
Le Samedi 7 Septembre à 19h15 LE BRADY 39 Boulevard de Strasbourg 75010 Paris www.lebrady.fr
8 Euros. Achetez vos places ici.
Une troupe de théâtre répète Macbeth. Une équipe de tournage de documentaire suit la répétition. Parfois, les acteurs se perdent dans le monde de Shakespeare. Ce mélange de drame intense, de danse et d’humour est une prise régénératrice sur le texte classique de Shakespeare.
DÉBAT avec la réalisatrice après la projection.
Tango Macbeth will have two screenings at the 20th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival: Saturday, November 24 at 8:30pm and Sunday November 25th at 5pm. For locations click here or see below. Click here for ticket information.
Saturday, November 24th 8:30 PM at Teachers College, Columbia University-The Chapel located at 525 West 120th Street, New York is the first screening, followed by an in depth Q&A with director Nadine Patterson. The talk will include discussion about the film, Ms. Patterson’s 20 plus year career as an American independent filmmaker and her book about her filmmaking experiences called Always Emerging. She will sign books at the screening. Purchase tickets for the premiere here at Brown Paper Tickets.
Sunday, November 25th 5:00 PM at Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space located at 2537 Broadway, New York (Upper West Side @ 96th St.) is the second screening of Tango Macbeth with a Q&A after the film with Ms. Patterson. Purchase tickets online here at Brown Paper Tickets.
The producers would like to thank all of the cast and crew as well as Philadelphia’s community of arts supporters. Without your continuous support, this film would not have been possible. It does indeed take a community to make a film. Thank You.
20th New York City African Diaspora International Film Festival Announces Ticket Sales and Film Selection Preview
October 1, 2012 3:50 PM
The African Diaspora Film Festivalis scheduled to run from November 23rd through December 11th.
You can purchase festival pases today at a discount. The VAP (Very Artsy Person) Pass gives access to all festival events including Opening Night, Closing Night and all special events. Discounted to $225 from $250 until October 15. The Regular pass gives access to all the regular screenings for $160, or $145 before October 15. Tickets can be purchasd HERE.
Over 60 Films are scheduled to screen over the course of the 19 day Festival. While the full roster has yet to be released the following films have been announced:
Tango MacBeth will make its New York Premiere at ADIFF. The film directed by Nadine M. Patterson is being described as “a deconstructed, visceral, fluid, energetic re-imagining of a classic tragedy.”
One Fine Day is a film about individuals who decided to do something out of the ordinary that gave them a voice they otherwise would not have. Among those men and women the voice of John Carlos who showed the world in Mexico in 1968 during the Olympic Games that he supported the Black Power Movement.
Dead River will screen as part of the Namibia Showcase, the film a historical drama set during Apartheid in Namibia, follows the unlikely friendship of a farm worker’s son and the farmer’s daughter. After the dauther returns from exile to face the life she left behind after living in Germany.
A Mother’s Love directed by Tim Alexander follows the family of “Regina Reynolds, a strong black woman in the truest sense! But her taste for the good life didn’t necessarily include her husband Marcus or her daughter Monica. It truly takes “A Mother’s Love” from Georgia to pray her down to earth!”
Survivor: Living Above the Noise a film by and about Brooke Bello, it tells the tale of “one woman’s search for freedom from a devastating act of destruction to the ultimate ‘triumph of the human spirit.” Bello documents her own story of working as a sexual slave in the U.S.