Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP) 2022 is pleased to present
Altostratus: An Allegory
by Okwui Okpokwasili & Peter Born
Country: United States | Running Time: 11 | Language: English | Year Of Inception: 2020
About Altostratus: An Allegory
About Okwui Okpokwasili & Peter Born
Okwui Okpokwasili is a Brooklyn-based performance maker. Her work includes two Bessie Award winning productions: “Pent-Up: a revenge dance” and “Bronx Gothic.” Other productions include “Poor People’s TV Room,” and “Adaku’s Revolt.” Okpokwasili recently co-curated the Danspace Project Platform “Utterances from the Chorus.”
Her commissions, Residencies and awards include: 10th Annual Berlin Biennale Commission, 2018 Doris Duke Artist Award in Contemporary Dance, 2018 USA Artist Fellow, 2018 Princeton Hodder Fellow, 2018 Herb Alpert Award in Dance, LMCC’s Extended Life Program (2013-2016, 2019); The Foundation for Contemporary Arts’ Artist Grant in Dance (2014), MoMA, The Young Vic, Tate Modern. Okpokwasili is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow.
About The Festival
The Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP) is an annual event showcasing films drawn from the world of theatre and performance. The festival presents experimental, emerging, and established theatre artists and filmmakers from around the world to audiences and industry professionals. The 7th annual festival will focus on work for the screen created by theatre artists during the Time of Corona. The festival will be held digitally from March 1st – 15th 2022.