Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14 we invite you to the virtual premiere of Roni’s latest film collaboration: The Elephant Is In The Room. The short film features esteemed black dance artists Rennie Harris, Raphael Xavier and Zane Booker, for a thought-provoking work in response to the sustained and increasingly visible violence & systemic racism against black communities. To the poetry and voice of Karl Mullen, The Elephant Is In The Room is a visceral response to our troubled America, hate crimes, and our cry for change. The premiere will culminate in a round-table discussion inviting Artistic Director, Roni Koresh and collaborating artists, Raphael Xavier & Zane Booker, for a conversation centering topics related to the black American experience, racism and the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Film no. 1
6 feet apart
A collaborative short film in response to social distancing.
Poetry by Karl Mullen Directed by Roni Koresh Edited by Sandy Mitchel
Performed by the Koresh Dance Company dancers
Film no. 2
The Elephant Is In The Room
“No Justice, No Peace of Mind” – Karl Mullen
A visceral response to our troubled America, hate crimes, and our cry for change. #BLM. Words and Voice by Karl Mullen
Performed by Rennie Harris, Raphael Xavier, Zane Booker Edited by Rennie Harris, Sandy Mitchel
Directed by Ronen Koresh
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