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The Modern Jungle; Screening with: Pushing Myanmar
Tannery Arts Center, Corridor Theater
Santa Cruz, CA
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Oct 14, 2017 2:30 PM



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The Modern Jungle; Screening with: Pushing Myanmar
Scheduled to attend: Rosario Sotelo (Cinematographer

Synopsis: The Modern Jungle is a portrait of globalization filtered through the fever dream of a Mexican shaman, don Juan, who falls under the spell of a pyramid-scheme-marketed nutritional supplement. Juans neighbor Carmen lives simply, in harmony with the land her martyred husband paid for with his life. THE MODERN JUNGLE documents their struggles and encounters with outside forces: from capitalism and commodity fetish, to the culture of cinema, and the directors of this film.

Director: Saul Kak is an artist, activist, speaker of Zoque, and member of this thousand- year-old culture. Kak's paintings have exhibited widely across the Americas. He also produces performance, video, and documentary to bring attention to the plight, rights, and struggles of his people.

Charles Fairbanks grew up in Nebraska and wrestled at Stanford, where he studied Art and STS. The founding professor of Media Arts at Antioch College, Fairbanks has also taught videoarte and cel-phone videography in Mexico. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, MacDowell Colony, and the Wexner Art Centers Film/Video Studio Program.

Screening with:

Pushing Myanmar

(Documentary Short, 11 mins)

Synopsis: Documenting the emerging skateboard community in Yangon and the positive change the first international standard skatepark had on the youth there.

Director: James Holman is an award-winning director, cinematographer and editor based in Queenstown, New Zealand. Over the past 10 years, James has developed a wide range of skills and has experience working in diverse environments. This has included working on all 7 continents for documentary, broadcast, branded and web content. He regularly works as a cinematographer and director. James understands video production and the potential power and reach it has for organisations and businesses. The work James has produced has featured on BBC World and CNN World News, The Washington Post, USA Today and hundreds of other websites. Altered Focus: Burma (2009/11) was the first of its kind out of Myanmar and lead to a Best Independent and Emerging Film-Maker award whilst our follow-up Youth of Yangon has featured at four film festivals around the world and included a Best Documentary nomination. James bases himself in Queenstown, New Zealand and works for clients across the world.

Location

Tannery Arts Center, Corridor Theater (View)
1060 River St. Suite #111
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States

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Film > Festivals

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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