[eltdf_dropcaps type=”normal” color=”” background_color=””]W[/eltdf_dropcaps]hen the inclement weather appears to become a threat, the movie-loving spirit of the GIFF audience re-surfaces in the best possible way. More cinema please! Such was the case last night during the Latin American premiere of the documentary Contemporary Color, a film that was scheduled to screen at 21:00 hrs. at the Main Garden. To keep our audience safe from the rain, the film changed venues to the Àngela Peralta Theater, and yet it was still screened at the Garden for those bold enough to take on the weather. As such both venues enjoyed the premiere where the Ross brothers, who directed the film, were present.
Contemporary Color is set in the summer of 2015 when legendary musician David Byrne organized an event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn which included great artists such as Saint Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Ad-Rock and Ira Glass, collaborating on original pieces with ten teams from the United States and Canada’s Color Guards.
Brothers Bill and Turner Ross make an independent cinema team. Their work has been screened in museums and festivals all over the world They’re known for directing a series of documentary portraits that celebrate contemporary American culture: 45365 (2009), Tchoupitoulas (2012), Western (2015) and Contemporary Color (2016).