Director: Anisia Uzeyman, Saul Williams Run Time: 105 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2021 Language: Kinyarwanda
Starring: Bertrand Ninteretse, Cheryl Isheja, Eliane Umuhire, Elvis Ngabo, Rebecca Mucyo
New England Premiere!
In an otherworldly e-waste camp made of recycled computer parts, a subversive hacking collective attempts a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region’s natural resources–and its people. When an intersex runaway (Neptune, played by both Elvis Ngabo and Cheryl Isheja) and an escaped coltan miner (Matalusa, played by Kaya Free) find each other through cosmic forces, their connection sparks glitches within the greater divine circuitry. With hypnotic visuals and original songs composed by musician and co-director Saul Williams, this celestial cyber-musical offers a radically bold vision of power, exploitation, and love.
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