The Twelve Tribes were funky Christian Marxists who "worked like capitalists, but divided the money like communists." Although they had each taken a vow of poverty, they somehow managed to have "an abundance of everything."
From living next door to the Grateful Dead to a 80s new wave band with iconic guitarist Nels Cline to the psychedelic music, and spoken word stream Radio EarthRites to famed acid blotter art, Gwyllm Lwydd exemplifies a certain kind of renaissance man receiving too little attention in the media, and perhaps in history as well.
Keyframe and FilmHero will be hosting the second San Francisco screening of “Amplify Her” on March 8th in celebration of International Women’s Day. They caught up with film co-producer Nicole Sorochan, DJ ALIA, and event co-host Sysamone of FilmHero to talk about the state of things for women in the music industry.
The carnival is the shadow of hierarchy. In every age, in every continent, it reappears as one answer to inequality. People return to the very parts of themselves that had to be repressed to fit in and highlight, exaggerate it in order to free themselves. The question today is, how are you going to return to yourselves?
Icaros: A Vision is a narrative feature about illness and healing in the Peruvian amazon. Leonor Caraballo, the film’s co-director, passed before seeing it finished. The film’s producer and co-writer Abou Farman sits down with mediums and readers to see how Leonor, his partner in life and art, feels about the film, her afterlife and other issues.