SHORTS: SPOTLIGHT ON DARIUS CLARK MONROE

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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 5:05 PM | IFC Center
Expected to Attend: Darius Clark Monroe, subjects Richard Northern, Ann Northern

A four-part meditation on racquet sports and the communities of characters it has attracted. Acclaimed filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe (Black 14, Random Acts of Flyness, Evolution of a Criminal) utilizes archival and original materials in this quadtych of neighborhoods, families and fervors. Followed by an extended discussion with the filmmaker.
(TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 75 MIN)

South Oxford
Brooklyn houses a unique history for Richard and Ann Northern as the site of their former tennis club.
(USA, 12 MIN)

All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club
A father’s homemade tennis court holds special significance after a family tragedy.
(USA, 13 MIN)

Maravilla
The handball courts of Maravilla, East LA, were made by and for its community.
(USA, 11 MIN)

Serve
A meditation on finding strength and peace in the ritual of the serve.
(USA, 12 MIN)

 

2019 - SHORTS: SPOTLIGHT ON DARIUS CLARK MONROE: MEDITATIONS ON RACQUET SPORTS

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Director: Darius Clark Monroe
Executive Producer: Ryan Chanatry, Anna Holmes
Producer: Donald Conley, Tariq Holloway, Darius Clark Monroe
Cinematographer: Daniel Patterson
Editor: Doug Lenox
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2019
US Distributor: First Look Media