Tango Macbeth Premieres in Queens at Museum of the Moving Image Friday August 15th 7pm

Screening & Live Event
Tango Macbeth

 

With director Nadine Patterson in person

Part of the series Changing the Picture, sponsored by Time Warner, Inc.

Dir. Nadine Patterson. 2012, 74 mins. Digital projection. With Alexandra Bailey, Brian Anthony Wilson. In this multicultural and experimental Macbeth, a theater company rehearses the play while a documentary crew follows them. This blend of world music, contemporary dance, humor, and cinema verite is a refreshing take on the classic tragedy, and the first film adaptation of Shakespeare directed by an African-American woman.

Tickets for Friday evening screenings: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for Museum members) and includes admission to the Museum’s galleries, which are open until 8:00 p.m. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.

SERIES
Changing the Picture (2014)

Ongoing
Sponsored by Time Warner Inc.
Organized by Chief Curator David Schwartz and Warrington Hudlin

This ongoing series celebrates and explores the work of film and television artists of color who are bringing diverse voices to the screen. The series, which consists of screenings and discussions with directors, writers, actors, scholars, and more, includes contemporary work as well as historically significant work that has played an important role in the evolving attempt to “change the picture” and bring a wider variety of voices and visions to the moving image.

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Tango Macbeth is Available for Home & School!

IMG_9408Tango Macbeth is available internationally for home download or streaming. DVDs are on sale for use in schools and libraries. Be the first to own this groundbreaking new film. Read an interview with director Nadine Patterson and learn why Shakespeare is particularly relevant today.

Educators in the USA can order the film on DVD with French subtitles and Closed Captioning for $49.95. Click here to order. An Educational Guide link is here for free.

 You can purchase a Digital HD version of the film via VHX.TV for $6.99. Once you purchase it you can stream or download the film on any device. Just type in the code “TMAC” at http://tangomacbeth.vhx.tv/   to get the discounted price.

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Tango Macbeth is for sale Online @ VHX

We are excited to announce that Tango Macbeth is available online. VHX is a new service that enables artists to sell directly to fans. We are offering a download and streaming version without DRM (Digital Rights Management). This means you can watch the HD MV4 version of the film on any device. The price is $7.99. Once you click on the image below, go to the sight and type in “TMAC” in the redeem code button to receive a discount. Please keep in touch with us and let us know what you think!

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Hello Pittsburgh ~ Southside Works Cinemas & Tugg Present: TANGO MACBETH Tuesday 7pm February 18th

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.

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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

113 tickets Sales for first Tugg Screening of Tango Macbeth!

We have exceeded the threshold of 111 for the RITZ 5 screening of Tango Macbeth at 7:30pm on Thursday January 23rd, 2014. If you have ordered tickets please print out your ticket and bring it with you to the event. You must have your ticket in order to claim your seat.

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17 seats are available. We have put in a request for a larger screening room, but be warned, we may not get it. So please order your tickets as soon as possible to ensure that you have a seat for the film.

Thanks to everyone who has promoted this event to the Philadelphia cultural community. This would not have been possible without you!

Landmark RITZ 5 is located at 2nd and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia PA 19106.

 

TANGO MACBETH @ RITZ 5 One Screening Only- Reserve tickets by January 16th

Justin & Val at Court DanceTANGO 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

Tango Macbeth DVD now Available to Colleges and High Schools

“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.

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Tango Macbeth European Premiere in Paris September 7th

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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.

TANGO MACBETH
European Premiere

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.