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 now part of the Sembene Film & Arts Festival in Pittsburgh! 7pm Tues. Feb. 18th @ Southside Works Cinema

Our Pittsburgh premiere is now co-sponsored by the Sembene Film & Arts Festival.

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We are presenting our film via Tugg. You MUST make your reservation online. You can order your $10 tickets here http://www.tugg.com/events/7259.  It is best if you order your ticket today or before February 17th. Don’t miss out on this one time only Pittsburgh screening with director Nadine Patterson. There will be a Q&A immediately following the film with the director and assistant director Martha Conley.

The Sembene Film & Arts Festival formed in 2009 to celebrate the life and honor the legacy of Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembène.  Ousmane Sembène is considered the ‘Father of African Cinema’ and one of the most important filmmakers of the 20th century.  Sembène – the Film & Arts Festival is the first film festival ever launched in honor of the Ousmane Sembène and it’s the first film festival in the region dedicated to showcasing films by, about and from the African Diaspora.

Festival organizers see the festival as a vehicle to speak to the critical issues facing people of African descent – indeed, the world community.  Check out the February line-up. Visit: http://www.sembenefilmfestival.org/

I look forward to meeting you all at Southside Works Cinema! Tuesday 7pm February 18th— Cheers, Nadine Patterson, writer/director TANGO MACBETH

Tango Macbeth European Premiere in Paris September 7th

Paris ADIFF

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.

Tango Macbeth New York Screenings Announced: November 24th & 25th @ the African Diaspora International Film Festival

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

Click here for to go to Shadow & Act at IndieWire or read article below.

News from Shadow & Act

by Natasha Greeves
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.