Amir George, Mae’s Journal

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Mae’s Journal, by Amir George, is a chronicle of the historic space mission of Mae Jemison in 1992. Through six fictional journal entries Mae’s journey is recreated through live action reenactments and actual footage of the STS-47 voyage. Watch a trailer.

Video. Color/Sound. 2013. 13 min.

This film will screen as part of The Unseen Festival at Counterpath on Friday, September 22, 2017.

Amir George is a practicing alchemist working as a motion picture artist and film programmer. He creates work for the cinema, installation, and live performance. Born and bred in Chicago, George’s motion picture work and curated programs have been screened and exhibited in festivals and galleries nationally and internationally. In addition to founding The Cinema Culture, a grassroots film programming organization, George is the co-curator of Black Radical Imagination, a touring experimental short film series.