November 12, 2019
Gotham Screening: 'Burning Cane'

The story of a deeply religious woman's struggle to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her alcoholic son and a troubled preacher.

Synopsis

BURNING CANE tells the story of a deeply religious woman's (Karen Kaia Livers) struggle to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her alcoholic son (Dominique McClellan) and a troubled preacher (Wendell Pierce). Set in rural Louisiana, the film explores the relationships within a southern black protestant community, examining the roots of toxic masculinity, how manhood is defined and the dichotomous role of religion and faith.

Gotham Nominee for Breakthrough Director (Phillip Youmans).

Date & Time

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

Reserve Deadline: November 12, 2019

Location

Made in NY Media Center by IFP
30 John Street
Brooklyn New York 11201

RSVP Instructions

- Please arrive early to allow time for check-in and to guarantee seating.

- Questions about the event? Contact reception@nymediacenter.com

Entrances & Restrooms are Fully Accessible at the Made in NY Media Center, by IFP.  To request additional accommodations, please email reception@nymediacenter.com at least 72 hours before the event.

If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing and need personal assistance in order to attend this event, please contact reception@nymediacenter.com to request personal assistance at a minimum of 10 days before the event date.