BOONE — “And So I Stayed,” a documentary movie inspecting how the judicial system treats survivors of home violence, follows the compelling tales of three ladies who traded one jail for one more.
At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24, the Appalachian Theatre will host an unique on-line screening adopted by a dialog with the filmmakers, Daniel A. Nelson and Natalie Pattillo, who will focus on their work and the filmmaking course of.
Kim, Tanisha, and Nikki are three survivors of home violence whose strikingly related tales are separated by over 30 years. None of them had been believed, and every of them was criminalized for combating again.After struggling years of psychological and bodily abuse, they had been incarcerated for killing their abusers based mostly on the query requested by judges in addition to society at massive, “Why don’t they only depart?”
This movie is made for and by survivors. “As a survivor and girl of colour,” filmmaker Natalie Pattillo stated. “I consider that our movie can uplift survivors in a tradition the place they’re disbelieved and villainized reasonably than protected. I consider it’s my private responsibility to not simply make this movie, however to make a searing, indelible impression on everybody who engages with it.”
Natalie Pattillo, co-director, producer, author, is a New York-based multimedia journalist whose bylines embody the New York Instances, MSNBC, VICE, Jezebel, New York Journal, Al Jazeera America, and Salon. She acquired an MA from Columbia College Faculty of Journalism in 2017.
Daniel A. Nelson, co-director, producer and director of images, labored as a cinematographer and researcher on Oscar-nominated director David France’s feature- size documentary “The Demise and Lifetime of Marsha P. Johnson,” which premiered on the 2017 Tribeca Movie Pageant. Nelson acquired his MA from the celebrated Columbia College Faculty of Journalism in documentary filmmaking program in 2016.
This movie is being proven in partnership with OASIS throughout Home Violence Consciousness Month. DVAM is a chance for survivors, service suppliers, and the entire group to hitch in an effort to finish home violence. To find out about what is occurring in our group throughout DVAM, go to www.oasisinc.org or observe OASIS on Instagram or Fb at @OASISHighCountry.
“And So I Stayed” will likely be introduced on-line and tickets to the screening and features a dialog with the filmmakers following the movie. Tickets are free and out there at www.apptheatre.org.
Content material warning: This movie focuses on intimate companion violence and will comprise scenes or discussions that may be difficult or triggering. The native service supplier for survivors of intimate companion violence, OASIS, Inc., could be reached 24/7 at (828) 262-5035.
This occasion is a part of the Appalachian Theatre’s BOONE DOCS collection and made attainable via the Southern Circuit Tour of Unbiased Filmmakers, a South Arts program. Since its inception in 1975, Southern Circuit has introduced a few of greatest impartial filmmakers and their movies from across the nation to communities all through the South.
This system is supported by the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts.
For extra info on this occasion, or to hitch the theatre’s eblast checklist, get tickets, or buy memberships, please go to the ATHC web site at www.apptheatre.org.