Past Event

Dec 01 | 7:00 pm

Bright Lights:Neptune Frost

Directed by Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman

Free Event

Co-presented with the Boston Underground Film Festival, the Boston SciFi Film Festival, Wicked Queer and the Roxbury International Film Festival

A group of escaped coltan miners forms an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective in the hilltops of Burundi. They soon attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime that’s exploiting the region’s natural resources — and its people. Discussion led by Emerson professor Wendy Walters following the screening.



Emerson Paramount Center
Bright Family Screening Room
559 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111


Dec 01, 2022 | 7:00 pm

Post Film Q&A

Discussion led by Emerson professor Wendy Walters following the screening.


105 minutes


Please Note:
Proof of vaccination or a negative test is required for entry

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In English, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Swahili, and French with English subtitles


Tickets for this screening will be available to reserve starting on THU, DEC 01 @ 12PM in-person at the Emerson Paramount Theatre Box Office, 559 Washington Street, or by phone at 617.824.8400.

Please note that registration for this free event does not guarantee access. You must be present at the theatre by the event start time to guarantee your seat. In the event of a sold out screening, unused tickets will be redistributed.

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The Bright Lights Cinema Series is presented by the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College. The mission of the series is to create community through cinema and welcomes both Emerson faculty, students, and staff as well as the general public.
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