Film

Quest

Jul 13 2017 — Jul 16 2017
This Film is now closed
Part of
Global Sounds on Screen
Description
dir. Jonathan Olshefski
Filmed over a decade with the intimacy of cinema verité, Quest is an epic portrait of a family in north Philadelphia.

Christopher “Quest” Rainey, along with his wife Christine’a, aka “Ma Quest,” open the door to their home music studio, which serves as a creative sanctuary from the strife that grips their neighborhood. Over the years, the family evolves as everyday life brings a mix of joy and unexpected crisis. Set against the backdrop (roughly mirroring the Obama presidency) of a country now in turmoil, Quest is an overwhelming testament to love, healing, and hope and one of the most important documentaries of the year. (2017, 105 min, digital)

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Video
Trailer

Credits

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA programs in 16–17 are made possible in part by:
The James Irvine Foundation

Additional funding for YBCA programs 16–17:
National Endowment for the Arts, Adobe, Abundance Foundation, Gaia Fund, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Lead Image: Courtesy the distributor