Film

Animation Program

 
 
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
  • 4:30PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 94min
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A program spotlighting black women’s contributions to the art of animation.

 
Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed People

Directed by Ayoka Chenzira
1984, 10min

 

A musical satire on the politically charged subject of African-American hair.

Courtesy of the Reserve Film and Video Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

 
Zajota and the Boogie Spirit

Directed by Ayoka Chenzira
1990, 20min

 

A rhythmic celebration of African dance with a score by Mino Cinelu.

 
 
 
Picking Tribes

Directed by S. Pearl Sharp
1988, 7min

 

A young girl navigates her identity as a black Native American.

 
 
A Powerful Thang

Directed by Zeinabu irene Davis
1991, 57min

 

An inventive mix of live-action and animation exploring sex, love, and relationships.

 
 
 
 
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