Saturday, March 23 at 8 PM

Doors 7:30 PM; FREE EVENT!

This free screening is part of ACTION! Cinema as Connection, a series curated and facilitated by Penelope Uribe-Abee presenting documentary films and workshops by female filmmakers of color. ACTION! is made possible with the support of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. FREE!

ACTION! Cinema as Connection weekend residencies include a public screening from each guest filmmaker. Barbara will show her most recent project–“HORACE TAPSCOTT: MUSICAL GRIOT”–a documentary on musical genius and community activist jazz musician Horace Tapscott.

Born in New Orleans, Barbara McCullough spent most of her life in the Los Angeles area. Before documentaries, experimental film and video were her first love. Her projects include: “Water Ritual #1: An Urban Rite of Purification”, “Shopping Bag Spirits and Freeway Fetishes: Reflection on Ritual Space”, “Fragments”, and “The World Saxophone Quartet”. A partial screening list of her projects include: Tate Modern, British Film Institute, Irish Film Institute, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Whitney Museum. MOCA-Filmforum, California African American Museum, Pan African Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, Essay Film Festival plus other national and international museums, galleries and film festivals. A National Film Preservation Foundation: Avant-Garde Masters Grant was awarded for “Water Ritual #1: An

Urban Rite of Purification”. McCullough received a BA and MFA from UCLA and is a 24year veteran of the visual effects industry. Before returning to Los Angeles, she was chair of visual effects department at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Currently she is developing an installation, “Horace’s Garage”.

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