Isango Ensemble Film FestivalIn advance of South Africa’s world-renowned Isango Ensemble’s return visit to Boston for two new stage productions (uCarmen and A Midsummer Night’s Dream), ArtsEmerson and the Bay State Banner are partnering with community organizations throughout Boston’s neighborhoods to present free screenings of Isango’s Son of Man followed by special screenings of U-Carmen eKhayelitsha , (the film adaptation of uCarmen) in the Bright Family Screening Room of the Emerson/Paramount Center.
Tuesday, Jul 14 at 8:30 PM
Hyde Square Task Force*
The Blessed Sacrament Church Lawn
361 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Sunday, Jul 12 at 2:00 PM
Cambridge Center for Adult Education
42 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
For more information: 617-547-6789 ext. 115
A fan favorite at national and international film festivals such as Sundance and the LA Pan African Film Festival, Son of Man is a brave and artfully operatic interpretation of the Gospels. This award winning film by South Africa’s internationally acclaimed, Isango Ensemble, depicts one of the world’s oldest stories of one man’s journey of love, deception, and betrayal in a contemporary South African setting.
- Director: Mark Dornford-May
- Cast: Noluthando Boqwana, Andile Kosi , Pauline Malefane , Andries Mbali, Mvuyisi Mjali , Zorro Sidloyi
- Running time: 1 hr 26 mins
- Format: Blu-ray
Hyde Square Task Force
Hibernian Hall/Madison Park Development Corporation
City Mission Society
ALSO, DON’T MISS!
Special screenings of U-Carmen eKhayelitsha , (the film adaptation of uCarmen based on the Georges Bizet opera)
Bright Family Screening Room,
559 WASHINGTON ST BOSTON
Free, with your attendance to one of the neighborhood screenings of Son of Man.