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Portraits of Harlem, February 3, 2018

Saturday, February 3, 2018 in Betts Auditorium, Princeton University at 6PM, the Princeton-Mellon Initiative presents Portraits of Harlem, an opportunity to screen two films; “The Cool World” (1963, 105 min.) and “Diary of a Harlem Family” (1968, 20 min.) Professor…

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Grounds for Sculpture events

Grounds for Sculpture (GFS) (80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619 is present programs centered on their Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition. Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 pm (Snow Date: January 28), they are screening Raoul Peck’s I…

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Cinema Today — Film Blackness: Screening of various films by Frances Bodomo and Ja’Tovia Gary, November 29, 2017

On Wednesday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m., there will be a screening of films from the New Negress Film Society.  “As members of the collective New Negress Film Society, artists Frances Bodomo and Ja’Tovia Gary seek to create spaces for…

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Fit the Description: Conversations between Black Men, Civilians and Officers, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 6:30PM Join the special screening of Fit the Description with the filmmakers on Wednesday, November 1st at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing.   Videos from the film series will be shown, with activities and group discussions exploring identity. Fit the Description events are…

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Thanks to Issa Rae and Ava Duvernay, I See Black People

Ellen McGirt gives a brief history of racism in film processing.  The article includes videos discussing the industry’s use of “Shirley Cards” and an interview with director Ava Duvernay.  To read the entire blog, click here.

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