'One Man and His Shoes' tells the story of the phenomenon of Air Jordan sneakers showing their social, cultural and racial significance and how ground-breaking marketing strategies created a multi-billion-dollar business.
Sisters, Nicole and Angela, are highly driven and successful in their careers. Angela is married with a baby on the way and wishes Nicole, a rising attorney, could have more balance in her life. When Angela interviews and hires a new bright executive, Michael, she sets him up with Nicole who actually makes time to date him. The relationship seems promising until it becomes clear that Michael is moving much more quickly and obsessively than Nicole can handle. Keshia Knight Pulliam, Gabrielle Graham, Michael Xavier star. (2020)
The structure of the Order Templi Orientis, like that of Freemasonry, is based on a staged series of initiations or degrees. Similar to many secret societies, the OTO membership is based on an initiatory system with a series of degree ceremonies that use ritual drama to establish fraternal bonds and impart spiritual and philosophical teachings. English author and occultist Aleister Crowley has become the best-known member of the order.
"The artist constructs word-by-word a performance that recuperates the title and two first sentences of Clarice Lispector´s novel “The hour of the star” through hand-sewn balloons that the artists inflates and deflates. Derived from a larger series of works called “Tales and Other Nightmares” Candiani appropriates the opening line of stories written by authors such as Camus, Kundera and Duras." — Vermelho, Frieze Viewing Room 2020
"Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme (both Palestine, 1983) make collaborative work informed by the artists’ research based practice which explores historical archives, literature, performance, underground music, and film.Their work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Palestinian Museum, the ICA Philadelphia, Portikus, Kunsthalle Wien, the Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, the ICA London, and the Sharjah, São Paulo, Istanbul, Gwangju, and Liverpool biennials. They were awarded the Abraaj Group Art Prize in 2016 and the Sharjah Biennial Prize in 2015. Their work is collected by MoMa, New York; Art Jameel Collection, Dubai; Sharjah Foundation, Sharjah; and TBA21, Vienna, amongst others." — Proyectos Ultravioleta, Frieze Viewing Room 2020
Determined to party at Sundance, three entitled young women meet up at an LA member's only club to make a selection-worthy short film. In an unholy fusion of wokeness and cluelessness, they build a narrative from atop the high perch of their privilege. And piece-by-piece, they almost give a voice to the voiceless—without having any idea what they're talking about. But they are positioned to make it happen.
In the future, capital punishment has been abolished. Violent criminals are reprogrammed into unquestioning servants, their free will and ability to speak taken away. A young woman endures her punishment of servitude in a seemingly normal man's home, where she discovers dark secrets.
Venture into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic origins and the potential threat they pose to our world. Written and produced by Phil Groves, produced by Jini Durr and directed by W.D. Hogan, Asteroid Hunters introduces asteroid scientists – the best line of defense between Earth and an asteroid’s destructive path – and reveals the cutting-edge tools and techniques they use to detect and track asteroids, and the technology that may one day protect our planet. The effects of an asteroid impact could be catastrophic and while the current probability of an event in our lifetime is low, the potential consequences make the study of asteroids an incredibly important area of scientific research. Witness the latest in planetary defense and how science, ingenuity and determination combine to explore the world’s most preventable natural disaster.
A woman awakens from a horrible nightmare. But the nightmare is real. Trapped within a decrepit, run-down motel, the woman begins to piece together the horror she faces, only for creaking doors, broken glass, a rifle and a fateful encounter in the backseat of her car to bring her face-to-face with a monster from hell.