Producers' Forum - Quest
3701 Chestnut Street
Scribe Video Center is thrilled to present Quest directed by Jon Olshefski (USA, 2017, 90 min)
JON OLSHEFSKI IN PERSON
Filmed with vérité intimacy for over a decade, QUEST is the moving 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, QUEST is a tender depiction of an American family whose journey is a profound testament to love, healing and hope.
Jonathan Olshefski is an artist and documentary filmmaker. QUEST is his first feature length documentary. He has an MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and is currently an Assistant Professor at Rowan University where he teaches in the department of Radio, TV, and Film.
Preceded by See Me On The Beat by Phillip Asbury. This short illustrates how a dance can be a magical, high adrenaline, jovial, and rejuvenating experience. When a couple is in synch with each other and with the music, sometimes dancing can transcend space and time.