You Resemble Me & Mountainfilm On Tour Southampton will be screened at Southampton Arts Center.
August 16, 2023: Southampton Arts center announced the screening of You Resemble Me and Mountainfilm On Tour Southampton. They can be seen on Thursday, August 24 and Sunday, August 27, respectively. You Resemble Me, an extraordinary and emotionally charged film that explores the profound journey of two inseparable sisters tragically torn apart during their childhood, will be shown at 6:30pm on Thursday, August 24.
You Resemble Me follows these young women as they navigate the challenges of entering adulthood alone and embark on a profound quest to rediscover and reclaim their true identities, testing the depths of their resilience and inner strength. The award-winning cinematic experience delves into the complexities of sisterhood, resilience, and the enduring power of the human spirit. A special Q&A and reception with the film’s director, writer and producer, Dina Amer, and producer Elizabeth Woodward immediately follows the screening.
Director: Dina Amer
Producers: Dina Amer, Elizabeth Woodward, Karim Amer
Executive Producers: Spike Lee, Spike Jonze, Riz Ahmed, Alma Har’el
2021 ‧ Drama ‧ 1h 30m
COST: $10 Non-members | Free for SAC Members
Dina Amer is an award-winning filmmaker. Her directorial debut You Resemble Me premiered in Venice, won over 30 awards and was Executive produced by Spike Lee, Spike Jonze, Alma Har’el, and Riz Ahmed. The Washington Post wrote “She did nothing less than change the world or at least the way we perceive it.” She was part of the producing team behind Oscar nominated and Emmy award winning film The Square, which chronicled the Egyptian revolution from the frontlines.
Previously, Dina was a celebrated journalist. She was awarded the Khalil Gibran spirit of humanity award and was invited to the White House to meet with President Obama. She was an on-air correspondent for VICE, including The Black Market Series, where she uncovered the human trafficking of Syrian refugees and explored the underground economy of illegal Egypt-Gaza tunnels and more. Her written work has been published in The New York Times.
Elizabeth Woodward is a producer of documentary and narrative films, and founder of WILLA. She was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30, DOC NYC 40 Under 40, Berlinale Talents, and is an Impact Partners Producers Fellow and a Sundance Catalyst Fellow. Her recent films include ANOTHER BODY (SXSW Special Jury Award, Sundance Catalyst), YOU RESEMBLE ME (Venice Film Festival, executive produced by Spike Lee, Spike Jonze, Alma Har’el, Riz Ahmed) and ON THE DIVIDE (Tribeca Film Festival, POV on PBS). Other notable projects include Netflix’s THE GREAT HACK (Academy Award shortlist, Emmy nominee, BAFTA nominee, Sundance Film Festival), HBO’s hit series THE VOW: A NXIVM STORY (New York Times Best TV Shows of 2020), a VR experience PERSUASION MACHINES (Sundance New Frontier, SXSW).
FILM: MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR SOUTHAMPTON
Sunday, August 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pmUsing the power of film, art and ideas, MOUNTAINFILM inspires audiences to create a better world. Held every Memorial Day weekend, the MOUNTAINFILM festival brings together a community of filmmakers and change makers, showcasing documentary films that celebrate adventure, activism, social justice, environment, and indomitable spirit.
This is an outdoor screening, so kindly bring a blanket and/or chairs.
Grounds Open at 7 PM | Film to Start at 8 PM
Check out the teaser trailer here!
Walking on Clouds
Walking on Clouds reveals the breathtaking and dizzying highline crossing between two hot air balloons above the city of Praia Grande, Santa Catarina, Brazil. At 1,901 meters oﬀ the ground, athlete Rafael Bridi achieved the highest highline record in the world.
(Brazil, 2021, 7 min.)
Dog musher Apayauq Reitan is on a journey of gender, mental health and purpose to become the first out, transgender woman to complete the legendary Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska. Named for her great-grandmother, Apayauq defies stereotypes as she travels over the starkly beautiful, frozen landscape in the same manner as her ancestors. Her four-year-old self, who wanted to be a girl when she grew up, would be proud.
(USA, 2022, 16 min.)
Leo & Chester
Disillusioned with his life of rock and roll, Leo Downey sojourns into the desert of the Sierra Madre Mountains and sleeps beneath the stars. Deep in the desert, Downey undergoes a spiritual experience that changes his life forever. Following his intuition, he leaves his life in California behind and becomes a first-generation buﬀalo rancher. To gain the acceptance of an animal four times stronger than an ox and faster than a horse, he must face his fears and embrace the herd’s gift.
(Canada, 2023, 9 min.)
Told by her daughter Wendy, Mink! is the story of the remarkable Patsy Takemoto Mink, a Japanese American from Hawaii who became the first woman of color elected to the U.S. Congress, on her harrowing mission to co-author and defend Title IX, the law that transformed athletics for girls and women in America.
(USA, 2022, 20 min.)
Elyn & Jeff Kronemeyer
Dr. Paula Angelone & Gerry Rosengarten
Sissi Bohlen & Doris Valle – Student Film Programs