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Comment by Denellda Robinson on Tuesday

"Repass" sounds great.  Will RSVP.  I'm a filmmaker also, in production on my first feature "Afronell", about a female teen punk guitarist from South Central.  Someone here at Afropunk expressed interest in posting a profile on the film, but haven't heard back.

A meet up would be cool.  Wasn't aware of Griffith Park drum circle either!

Comment by Thamani Tiye on Tuesday

@ Lark: That looks like an amazing event. I wish I could go!

Comment by Lark on Tuesday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

The Repass Launch

November 2nd, 2014 at 4 PM

Cielo Galleries

3201 Maple St, Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 356-9402



The Blkgrrrl Show, Wicked Lovely Films and Cielo Galleries Present

The Repass Launch

 

Wicked Lovely Films will be co-hosting a special screening of The Repass trailer, written and directed by Rae Shaw. The event will include an informative panel discussion on the film, Hurricane Katrina, Afrofuturism, and Diasporic Vertigo. Guests panelist include: Dr. Valorie Thomas, Pomona College Professor, English/Africana Studies, and Zeal Harris, Visual Artist along with Rae Shaw. Teka-Lark Fleming will be the moderator.

 

The Repass tells the story of 7 year old Marie, who loses younger brother in Hurricane Katrina, and the healing power and strength she discovers by harnessing the power of Haitian vodou spirits.

 

This event is free, but please RSVP at repassthemovie@gmail.com.



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Comment by Rosenda on Monday

We must plan a meetup.  I used to round up of few of us (some young and the rest of us kinda old) folks the past few years, we would just meet up for dinner and laughs somewhere.  A couple of times we met here downtown near where I work at MOCA.  Quite fun.  I'd love to meet up on a Sunday: later in November?  What say you all?

 

Comment by blaqvenus on Monday

BlkGRRL show is looking for music to play on the show. Check out the show and info below. Don't sleep on it! 

Comment by Rosenda on Monday

LARK: haven't been on here in ages but glad to see you repping your show here on AfroPunk!!

Comment by blaqvenus on Monday

And yes! Drum circle every Sunday at Griffith Park (by merry-go-round) When is the meet up?

Comment by Rosenda on Monday

P.S.  to answer the Thamani question: old folks like me still go to Leimert Park drum circle here and there. Some younger friends of mine still go there now and then.

Comment by Rosenda on Monday

I love that drum circle tradition in Leimert Park, Thamani, I've seen it most of my life (I grew up near there). And I've heard from family and friends about great shows at KAOS Network space for shows. My nephew told me the people running it are super great. Really now that you mention the drum circle: y'all local folks should have a nice meetup there in the park on a Sat or Sunday.  Sunday AP would be great!

 

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