THE KREWD PARTY
Film / Moving Image
ABOUT THE PROJECT
THE KREWD PARTY is a short film starring Canberra legend MC KREWD: single mother of eight; burlesque hip-hop artist; and queen of the govvie flats. This film goes behind-the-scenes with MC KREWD as she puts on a BBQ for her friends and neighbours. She soon reveals that she has bigger plans for the documentary crew.
A collaboration between local filmmaker Alice Taylor and hip hop artist MC KREWD, the film was developed with the support of Screen Canberra. THE KREWD PARTY has it’s premiere screening at Art, Not Apart with a bonus launch of the music video for MC KREWD’s original track 'Single Mother Malady’ produced in collaboration with Coolio Desgracias.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Alice Taylor is a Canberra based producer and film festival director. Since studying film at UCLA in Los Angeles, Alice’s career has spanned 19 years on film and TV projects across a range of genres - primarily documentary. Currently she is producing a package of science and history documentaries for the ABC.
Outside of industry work, Alice loves to collaborate locally on creative projects with fellow artists. Drawing great inspiration from the creative talents in her networks, Alice has worked on local film projects with artists, musicians, dancers and theatre makers.
Beyond production work, Alice is an enthusiastic agent in Canberra’s screen culture community. Former director of the Canberra International Film Festival, co-founder and director of the Haig Park Pickture Festival and president of OnScreen ACT - a collective body that supports film festivals and screen culture in the ACT.
Alice and partner Yanni Pounartzis launched 'Sweet Potato' in 2018 - a creative consultancy specialising in concepts, design and execution across a range of mediums including film.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm | NFSA Theatrette
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm | NFSA Theatrette