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FTP: Michelle Memran – The Rest I Make Up

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Start:
Mar 3, 2017
End:
Mar 3, 2017
Venue:
Elebash Recital Hall
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Photo courtesy of Roberto Guerra

6:00pm – 7:00pm
Michelle MemranThe Rest I Make Up (US, Work-in-progress)
Excerpt – 20 minutes | Elebash Recital Hall
English
www.therestimakeup.com

An intimate, joyful, haunting portrait of the iconic Cuban-American dramatist María Irene Fornés that shows art and friendship enduring in the face of forgetting. This excerpt, taken from the rough cut, introduces you to Fornes and her visionary creative process.

María Irene Fornés (born May 14, 1930) is a Cuban-American avant garde playwright and director who was a leading figure of the Off-Off-Broadway movement in the 1960s. Fornés’ themes focused on poverty and feminism. Moreover, on personal and artistic levels, her lesbian identity has been central to her art. She lives in New York City.

*Followed by a discussion with Michelle Memran.

Photo courtesy of Lucy Barbera

Michelle Memran is a reporter, illustrator, and filmmaker living in Brooklyn. She first began this film collaboration with María Irene Fornés more than 13 years ago, and she is pleased to say that the end is near!

 

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