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Truth & Inspiration | Film Festival

Presented by Cincinnati Art Museum and ArtsWave at Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati OH

Jul 17 2022
Truth & Inspiration | Film Festival

Join us on Sunday, July 17 at the Cincinnati Art Museum for a festival of film shorts as part of the 2022 Truth & Inspiration Artist Showcase.

  • 11:15 a.m. | “Same Garden: An Identity Documentary” by Jonesy – “Same Garden: An Identity Documentary” explores what it means to belong to multiple communities of race, gender, sexual orientation and economic background.
  • 12:05 p.m. | “12 Commandments” by Michael Coppage – This documentary highlights Michael Coppage’s “12 Commandments”, a series of life-size bronze sculptures that magnify the impact of police commands on Black people. See the artwork on display as part of the Truth & Inspiration Visual Art Exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum through August 14.
  • 12:15 p.m. | “laying the foundation” by Asa Featherstone IV – “laying the foundation” is a historical archive showing the impact of the Black community on Findlay Market.
  • 12:30 p.m. | “Black Arts Revamped” by Lamonte Young – “Black Arts Revamped” is a docuseries that pays homage to the trailblazers of black art in Cincinnati over the last 50 plus years.
  • 1:30 p.m.| BREAK
  • 2 p.m. | “Our Baby Knows” by David Chimusoro – This film depicts a young father explaining a harsh reality of what he calls an “African’s American Experience” to his son.
  • 2:15 p.m. | “REST” by Darnell Pierre Benjamin – Drawing inspiration from the Jewish tradition of “sitting shiva,” Darnell Pierre Benjamin’s “REST” invites us to collectively mourn and find serenity through music, meditation and rest. See the artwork on display as part of the Truth & Inspiration Visual Art Exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum through August 14.
  • 2:55 p.m. | “Monarca – Lost Butterfly (In Memoriam)” by Gabriel Martinez Rubio – Dancer and choreographer Gabriel Martinez Rubio’s “Monarca – Lost Butterfly (In memoriam)” is a multimedia dance piece exploring the stories of those lost during their immigration journey.
  • 3:10 p.m. | “It Is Art” by Means Cameron – “It is Art” is a short film about fashion, art and the inevitable ripple effect by entrepreneur and designer Means Cameron. See the artwork on display as part of the Truth & Inspiration Visual Art Exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum through August 14.
  • 3:30 p.m. | “I’m Listening…” documentary by Brent Billingsley – This documentary details Brent Billingsley’s project, which paired police officers with local teens to create a collaborative mural and strengthen police-community relationships. See the mural installation as part of the Truth & Inspiration Visual Art Exhibition at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center through September 22.

All films will be shown in the Fath Auditorium. 

ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 5132255406

Email: briana.stohr@gmail.com

LOCATION

Cincinnati Art Museum

953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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PARKING INFO

Parking: FREE. Bike Racks are available outside the Main Entrance of the Art Museum. Hook up to one of our Marcel Duchamp-inspired racks during your visit! Accessible Parking is available in our north parking lot, just past the main visitor parking lot and entrance. Wheelchair + Stroller Entry is available via our DeWitt Entrance, on the east side of the museum, near the accessible parking. Access to the Mary R. Schiff Library + Archives is available via our Castellini Foundation Entrance, just to the right of the main entrance on the west side of the building.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Low Vision
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

Service Animals are welcome in the Art Museum. Please check in with the security guard in the front lobby or at the DeWitt entrance upon arrival.

Tours may be conducted in English, French, Spanish,

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