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Neptune Frost

Presented by The Belcourt Theatre at The Belcourt Theatre, Nashville TN

Jun 24 - 30 2022
Neptune Frost

Multi-hyphenate, multidisciplinary artist Saul Williams brings his unique dynamism to this Afrofuturist vision, a sci-fi punk musical that’s a visually wondrous amalgamation of the themes, ideas and songs Williams has explored in his work — notably his 2016 album “MartyrLoserKing.” Co-directed with the Rwandan-born artist and cinematographer Anisia Uzeyman, the film takes place in the hilltops of Burundi, where a group of escaped coltan miners form an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective. From their camp in an otherworldly e-waste dump, they attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region’s natural resources — and its people. When an intersex runaway and an escaped coltan miner find each other through cosmic forces, their connection sparks glitches within the greater divine circuitry. Set between states of being — past and present, dream and waking life, colonized and free, male and female, memory and prescience – NEPTUNE FROST is an invigorating and empowering direct download to the cerebral cortex and a call to reclaim technology for progressive political ends.

Dirs. Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman | USA/Rwanda | 2022 | 105 min. | NR | DCP
In Kinyarwanda, English, Swahili and French with English subtitles

Source: Belcourt Theatre


$11.50/General Admission

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The Belcourt Theatre

2102 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212
(Neighborhood: Belmont / Hillsboro Village)


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Closed Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

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