The New Wave, Chandrasekhar Nair, India, 1976, 35mm on video, 9 minutes, b&w, sound Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen Street West Tuesday June 27, 2017 | 8 PM screening | $5-10 suggested donation Special thanks to Shai Heredia and Arsenal Distribution, Berlin.
*EMS #98 = July 2017 = TBA* Twitter @earlymonthly Finally Got the News by Stewart Bird, Rene Lichtman, Peter Gessner Produced in association with the League of Revolutionary Black Workers In honour of May Day — the original Labour Day commemorating the Haymarket Massacres in Chicago — Early Monthly Segments is pleased to present a forceful documentary by and about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers who strove to build an independent black labour movement in the early 1970’s.
What could be a more apt metaphor for the contemporary crisis in narrativity and sexuality? Covert Action, Abigail Child, USA, 1984, 16mm, 10 min. @ Gladstone Hotel, Ballroom, 1214 Queen Street West Monday, July 24, 2017 | PM screening | $5-10 suggested donation Early Monthly Segments is pleased to present two films from mid-1970’s India guest programmed by Shai Heredia juxtaposing the political clampdown on freedom of expression with a government propaganda piece extolling the virtues of the state-imposed Emergency.
An important historical record of a traumatic period in India’s recent political history, Prisoners of Conscience by Anand Patwardhan focuses on the State of Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi from June 1975 to March 1977.
Clouds Over Dundry Hill, Tom Mitchell, UK/Canada, 1982/2016, Super 8 edited digitally, 4 min.