4:00 PM, 24 October 2020
¡Cine Resistencia! Featuring FML with Filmmaker Ahsjah Exumé
Sponsored by Red Salmon Arts
A young man with PTSD continues to struggle with the effects of Hurricane Katrina, while trying to reconcile debts with FEMA.
Ahsjah Exumé is a Haitian American performer & filmmaker from Charlotte, NC, currently based in Austin, TX. In addition to on-screen diversity, Ahsjah is a strong believer in diverse set crews, with female and minority department heads. She has had the esteemed pleasure of assistant directing and producing several films directed by and starring women of all colors and creeds.
Ahsjah obtained her MFA in film & media production from the University of Texas at Austin.
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After viewing the film, we have a Q&A with filmmaker, Ahsjah.
Red Salmon Arts is a 501(c)3 grassroots cultural arts organization, with a thirty-year history of working with the indigenous neighborhoods of Austin. RSA is dedicated to the development of emerging writers and the promotion of Chican@/Latin@/Native American literature, providing outlets and mechanisms for cultural exchange, and sharing in the retrieval of a people’s cultural heritage with a commitment to social justice.
Cine Resistencia: A Summer Film Series showcasing the work of nascent and veteran filmmakers, media makers, producers, and directors that highlights Chicana/o/x//Latina/o/x/Native American-centered documentaries, shorts, features, and works-in-progress.
Resistencia Books, Casa de Red Salmon Arts, is a neighborhood center for aspiring writers, providing quality literature to Austin communities since 1983. Specializing in indigenous, Native American, Chicana/o/x, Mexicana/o/x/, Latinx/@, African American, queer, feminist, and children’s bilingual literature.
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.