Neptune Frost (2021) © Static Vision
Neptune Frost (2021) © Static Vision
Neptune Frost (2021) © Static Vision

ACMI presents

Neptune Frost

Anisia Uzeyman & Saul Williams | USA, Rwanda, France, Canada | 2021 | M

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Visionary directors Anisia Uzeyman and Saul Williams' join forces with producer Lin-Manuel Miranda with their critically acclaimed Afrofuturist, cyberpunk musical.

An expansive piece of art, with eye-popping color and a beautiful, dynamic cast of young Black performers.

Jourdain Searles (The Hollywood Reporter)

Equal parts Afrofuturist fever dream and queer cyberpunk musical, Neptune Frost takes place in the hilltops of Burundi, where a collective of computer hackers have relocated after escaping from a nearby coltan mine. Visionary filmmakers Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman have crafted an anti-colonialist fable that centers on Matalusa, an escaped miner, and Neptune, an intersex hacker on the run.

Neptune Frost is a dazzling visual and sonic explosion – featuring stunning cinematography, music, costumes, and production design – that poetically melts away borders, language, genders, and genres.

– Reece Goodwin; Curator, Special Events & TV

Format: DCP
Language: Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Swahili, English and French with English subtitles
Source: Static Vision
Courtesy: Static Vision
Duration: 109 min


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