THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017 @ 7:00PM The Nickelodeon Theatre To Purchase Tickets to See the Film Click Here INDIE GRITS WAS BORN IN 2007, CHARGING BLINDLY AND PASSIONATELY ONTO THE SCENE, WITH A DO-IT-YOURSELF ATTITUDE. Propelled by a far-flung artistic vision, festival organizers sought to break down the walls intimidating Southern media makers by creating exhibition […]
About Festival 2016 River’s Edge International Film Festival November 3-6 The River’s Edge International Film Festival brings independent film to the smart, arts-oriented, mid-American river town of Paducah, Kentucky. Paducah already has a burgeoning visual and performing arts scene, and the film festival is right in the center of this cultural hub. Celebrating our 12th […]
by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on MARCH 26, 2015*: In 2007 Ukrainian-born artist and Duke University MFA student Anna Kipervaser conceived a multimedia documentary project about collective and individual voice — as seen through the lens of the 1,400 year-old tradition of the Muslim call to prayer (adhan) and the muezzins who recite it. By […]
March 11, 2015 by Manori Ravindran Anna Kipervaser’s Cairo in One Breath (pictured) and Sharon Shattuck’s From This Day Forward are among 25 documentaries receiving world and North American premieres at the 18th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The Durham, North Carolina-based event – which runs from April 9 to 12 – has revealed […]
In 2007 Ukrainian-born artist Anna Kipervaser began work on a multimedia documentary project about the muezzins who recite the Muslim call to prayer (the adhan) in Cairo. In 2009, the project came to encompass a feature length documentary film for which filming completed in 2012. The film documents the tradition of the adhan at a moment of transformation in the region. After 1,400 years, wireless receivers are starting to replace muezzins in reciting the call for prayer in Cairo, though revolution and continued political unrest halts their inspection and maintenance.
By Back to Religion Editor “Following a six month long immigration from Communist Ukraine in 1989, my family and I arrived to the United States as refugees, with simple hope for a better life where food and water were available and a little freedom, too. Ten years later, when I chose to study Fine Art, […]