kweliTV | Decadent Asylum


Decadent Asylum, by Amir George, is a folkloric narrative of a soul-searching being told in three parts. The pupil becomes the practitioner, and the practitioner becomes the alchemist.


Ann Arbor Film Festival; Chicago Underground Film Festival; BlackStar Film Festival; San Diego Underground Film Festival; Afrikana Film Festival

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Amir George

Amir George is a filmmaker and curator, based in Chicago. George is the founder of The Cinema Culture, a grassroots film programming organization, and co-founder, with Curator Erin Christovale, of Black Radical Imagination, a touring experimental short film series. As an artist, George creates spiritual stories, juxtaposing sound and image into an experience of non-linear perception. George's films have screened at institutions and film festivals including Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Anthology Film Archives, Glasgow School of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Arts Detroit, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Trinidad and Tobago International Film Festival, BlackStar Film Festival, Afrikana Film Festival, and Chicago Underground Film Festival, among others.

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