Tonight at 8pm we launch our Guest Curator series where we invite Film programmers from smaller venues to present a screening.
We kick things off with Ytasha Womack who is presenting A Love Letter to the Ancestors From Chicago (2017)
Akounak tedalat taha tazoughai (2015)
(Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It)
Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red In It is considered the Nigerien version of Purple rain and A Love Letter to the Ancestors from Chicago is Ytasha's afrofuturism film.
About Ytasha: Ytasha L. Womack is author and creator of the Rayla 2212 series. An award winning author and filmmaker,her books include Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi and Fantasy Culture, Post Black: How a New Generation is Redefining African American Identity and Beats, Rhymes and Life: What We Love & Hate About Hip Hop. Rayla & The Red Rock debuts at C2E2 2015. Her sci fi film Bar Star City goes into production Summer 2015. When she’s not writing, she’s dancing or off drinking ginger beer and red tea. She resides in Chicago.