Headless Into Night
Wed Feb 26, 7:00pm
FREE with RSVP!
Join us for the premiere screening of Seattle-based filmmaker Nifemi Madarikans Headless into Night a fantasy short film in which a young black woman must interrogate her own complicity in systems of marginalization when her hyper-conservative father wages war against neighboring black mystics.
Mapping Afrodiasporic mythologies onto local modes of civic engagement, Headless into Night is a cross-cultural investigation of relationships between accountability and intersectional justice in othered communities. Through art grounded in local community and black cultural heritage, Nifemi Madarikan strives to celebrate the subversive dissidents that dismantle structural oppression in our local communities. Stick around after the film screening for Q & A with the amazing cast and crew that pulled this local indie project together. The program will then end with a send-off celebration in the NWFF lobby.
When Major Father sends her on a divine mission, Ifelayo must confront the mystical Night Mothers next door. What awaits her? Cowrie shells. Lots of cowrie shells.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122