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Film: Below The Brain- BAM Cinematek + Spectacle Theater


Below The Brain is an experimental documentary mapping a journey through the 2010 Caribbean Carnival in Flatbush, Brooklyn as documented by Wills Glasspiegel, Olivia Wyatt, Tony Lowe, Sam Fleischner. This epic cast of multi-talented videographers shot the largest parade in the USA for 30 hours and edited it into an 'unparalleled and kaleidoscopic explosion of Island culture' that offers a unique look into the fringe of Caribbean communities in Brookyln. The film premiers at BAM Cinematek Thurs., Sep 1st at 6:50 (with Q+A), 9:15pm, and will have it's theatrical run at Spectacle Theater Sept. 2nd - 9th and nightly at 8pm - with accompanying Caribbean films, food and music.

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