Movie Talk: Gotta Kick It Up - Virtual Program

Part of Cinema Significa

Tuesday, August 20 · view days & times

Free Tickets

¡Sí Se Puede! Kick it up a notch with our next Movie Talk! Join the curators of "Cinema Significa..." for a virtual discussion on the DCOM gem, and America Ferrara's first television film, "Gotta Kick It Up." Dive into the empowering tale that kicks stereotypes to the curb and celebrates the spirit of determination, proving that with the power of passion and perseverance, anything is possible. Whether you're a dance enthusiast or simply love a heartwarming story, this virtual event is not to be missed!

Gotta Kick it Up is available to stream free with a Disney+ subscription.

You must register through the ticket link above. Registrations end 10 minutes before the advertised start time. At that time, everyone who registered will get a Zoom link sent to them. Zoom is free to use and only requires a quick download to run. We will also be streaming this event via Facebook Live on the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas page.

Alessandra Fanelli

Alessandra Fanelli (she/her) Ále is an Arts Administrator and Digital Content Creator. In addition to serving non-profit theaters in the Lehigh Valley, she has also performed on stage in local community theatre productions. She was previously the Box Office and Film Manager for Civic Theatre of Allentown. Ále graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies and with her Master's Degree in Arts Administration from Kutztown University. As a Queer woman, Ále is passionate about responsible storytelling and engaging others in an empathetic way to transform attitudes, educate, and provide a space for LGBTQIA+ community members.

Francisco Aguilar

Francisco Aguilar is a multi-disciplinary artist whose creative journey encompasses filmmaking, photography, and writing. With a profound fascination for the interplay between everyday life, time, and memory, Aguilar explores the beauty and transience of human experiences. Through his lens, he captures fleeting moments, unravels the layers of memory, and tells stories that resonate deeply with viewers and readers alike. His films, photographs, and written works invite contemplation, evoking a sense of nostalgia, and provoking reflections on the impermanence of life. Aguilar’s artistic endeavors have been showcased in exhibitions, and film festivals, receiving recognition for their ability to intertwine visual and narrative elements in captivating ways. By delving into the intricate connections between the mundane and the profound, Aguilar seeks to illuminate the profound impact of time and memory on our perception of the world, inviting audiences to reflect, connect, and embrace the richness of the human experience.

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