Wednesday Feb 05 07:30 PM
Friday Feb 07 01:00 PM
Sunday Feb 09 04:00 PM
Wednesday Feb 12 07:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00
About the Film:
Directed by Tanya Wright. USA, 2012. 93 mins.
Actor Tanya Wright (True Blood, Orange Is the New Black), makes her directing debut with this film that she describes as “Thelma and Louise plus magic.” When her brother dies, singer Lilah Belle sets out to escape her grief by embarking on a road trip, but not before coaxing the new-to-town, most scandalous woman in Artesia—Rose Johnson—to go with her. These two broken souls steal a vintage truck and head out on the open road to a fated encounter with the mythical, magical “Lazarus of the Butterflies.” Butterfly Rising is a richly evocative riff on the road movie, exploring friendship and courage, pain and joy. Wright is a directing talent to watch.
Official Selection: San Diego Black Film Festival; Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival; BlackStar Film Festival; San Francisco International Women's Film Festival.
View the trailer.
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