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Weep Willow: The Blues for Lady Day
2:50 USA English/Captions
2013

Weep Willow: The Blues for Lady Day is a videopoem revealing the chilling biography of Billie Holiday and the emotional landscape behind her voice.

Director: Indira Allegra
Writer: Indira Allegra
Post-Production: Indira Allegra
Audio Production & Cellist: Chris Evans

Commissioned by Queer Rebels for the National Queer Arts Festival.

Screenings:

2013
Exploding Lineage! Queer of Color Histories in Experimental Media. Indiana University Bloomington. Bloomington, IN
SFJazz Poetry Festival. San Francisco, CA

2012
MIX NYC. Brooklyn, NY
National Queer Arts Festival. San Francisco, CA

Press

Exploding Lineage! Queer of Color Histories in Experimental Film
Elixher: A Concoction of All Things Queer, Culture and Current