Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Love Cat Videos? Kedi Is The Movie For You

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 6:08 AM

As you're probably aware, the internet is made of cats.
click to enlarge A still from Edward Valibus' "Cat/Yoga".
  • A still from Edward Valibus' "Cat/Yoga".
And yet, aside from a pair disastrous vehicles for Sandy Duncan and Hallie Berry, cats are sadly underrepresented in feature films. That is about to change.

Tonight at the Malco Ridgeway, Indie Memphis is presenting Kedi, an epic documentary about seven feral cats who live in Istanbul. If you've ever had the misfortune to sit through Lil Bub & Friendz, you might not feel that a feature length cat documentary is in your best interest. Be assured, this is not like that. Indie Wire called Kedi "The Citizen Kane of the cat genre." Behold, this fancy feast of a trailer.

Kedi - Official U.S. Trailer - Oscilloscope Laboratories from Termite Films on Vimeo.

Preceeding Kedi is a short film by Memphis filmmaker and noted cat enthusiast Edward Valibus. Shot by Valibus and Kevin Brooks at Crosstown Arts, "Cat/Yoga" pretty much does what it says on the label. The first show have already sold out, but a second 9 PM show has been added, and you can purchase tickets at the Indie Memphis website.

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