Stephanie Saint Sanchez; Poetic Projections, Tales from Tejas


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Mystic Lyon
5017 Lyons Ave.
Houston, Tx  77020
La Chicana La Chicana Laundry Pictures Presentan A Trio of Texas tinged Short Films featuring selected Poems adapted for the screen. Register for a seat now. Pay-What-You-Choose at the door. Tonight’s Program features: This is how You Cook Rice. Based on the Poem by Elisa Garza-Leal this short experimental film explores the relationship between generations and culinary traditions. Silver Dollar: Inspired by the Poetic Memoir by Manuel Nava Leal Silver Dollar mixes magic and memory in the cotton fields of Texas. Aún Pajaros – Even Birds: Poetic Motion and words collide in this adaptation from an original live performance by Koomah. The real life stories of survival, community, heartbreak, and the defiance of many undocumented Latinx immigrants is related with symbols of birds, shelter, and cages. About the filmmaker: Stephanie Saint Sanchez is an award wining Houston based multi-media artist with ties to many of the cities vibrant art communities. She is the founder and executive director of Senorita Cinema, an all Latina Film Festival, which was recently selected as a Warhol Foundation Idea Fund recipient. She has served on the board for Q-fest, Houston International LBGT film festival and was this year’s festival administrator. She was featured as one of Houston Press 100 Creatives and was just inducted to Diverseworks artist board. Her favorite things are film, bringing artists together for collaboration, and putting on a show! This show was made possible by a grant to the artist from Houston Arts Alliance.[Organizer's description]

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