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♦In December 2013, ROCAM PRODUCTIONS LLC filmed the staged performance of 3 scenes form CITIES OF SALT, for development purposes, with Rosalind Morris directing the film, and Erwin Maas directing the performance. It starred Branch Fields, Kristin Sampson, Nicholas Tamagna and Dominic Armstrong, Martin Bakari and Eugene Branconeavu.

♦Seagull Books released ‘That which is not Drawn: William Kentridge and Rosalind Morris in conversation distributed by the University of Chicago Press, in the United States.

♦Rosalind Morris and ROCAM Productions llc have started a new KICKSTARTER campaign, to help finance the finishing costs on ‘GERTRUDE STEIN’S BREWSIE AND WILLIE.’ The campaign closes on September 24. With a growing number of backers, including some big names in the art world, the campaign is moving towards it target, but needs your help. Check it out: ‘GERTRUDE STEIN’S BREWSIE AND WILLIE’ ON KICKSTARTER.

‘GERTRUDE STEIN’S BREWSIE AND WILLIE’ now has a Facebook Page. Check us out and follow the film at: ‘GERTRUDE STEIN’S BREWSIE AND WILLIE’. (And don’t forget to “like” the page if you do!)

♦The AFRICA LIST announces the publication of Henri Alleg’s The Algerian Memoirs, translated by Gila Walker and published by Seagull Books. It’s available now from the University of Chicago Press.

♦Sound designer, John Moros, and filmmaker Davyde Wachell have joined the post-production team. It doesn’t get better!

♦Milton Kam, cinematographer on ‘GERTRUDE STEIN’S BREWSIE AND WILLIE’ looks forward to the TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL premiere of (“P” for) PARAMARIBO, one of 26 segments in the horror anthology, ‘The ABC’s of Death,’ which he shot for director Simon Rumley (THE LIVING AND THE DEAD, RED WHITE & BLUE) in his home-country of Suriname last year.

♦You can now keep up with ROCAM PRODUCTIONS’ film, Gertrude Stein’s Brewsie and Willie at the blog devoted exclusively to the film: brewsieandwillie.

ROCAM PRODUCTIONS LLC is pleased to announce that SARA ZANDIEH, editor on Gertrude Stein’s Brewsie and Willie, has won the prestigious ‘Focus Features Award for Best Film,’ and the ‘Student Choice Prize‘ at the 2012 Columbia University Student Film Festival for her film, Reza Hassani goes to the Mall.

♦The AFRICA LIST is pleased to announce that Brent Edwards has won a PEN America translation grant for his work on Michel Leiris’s L’Afrique Phantôme,’ which will be published by Seagull Books in Fall 2013.



‘GERTRUDE STEIN’S BREWSIE AND WILLIE’ will have a private preview screening on September 27, in the Glicker-Milstein Theatre of Barnard College, where the film was shot last year.

♦Remarks & book launch, Gayatri Spivak’s An Aesthetic Education in the Age of Globalization. April 27, 2012, Proshansky Auditorium, The Graduate Center, CUNY

♦LIBRETTO READING, Cities of SaltMarch 4, 2012, American Opera Projects, 138 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn♦Launch and signing of The Art of Clive van den Berg: Unlearning the Grounds of Art October 13, 2011, LeRoy Neiman Print Gallery, Columbia University