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Film

Performers and Artists

 
 
Tue, Feb 7, 2017
  • 7PM
 
 
LOCATION:
 
RUN TIME: 77min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $14
MEMBERS: $7 (free for Level 4 and above)
+  Intro by Kathe Sandler
 
 
 
 
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This shorts program spotlights several extraordinary black women artists.

 
Valerie

Directed by Monica J Freeman
1975, 15min

 

Monica J. Freeman’s 1975 portrait of sculptor Valerie Maynard.

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

 
Water Ritual #1: An Urban Rite of Purification

Directed by Barbara McCullough
1979, 6min

 

An experimental performance film by Barbara McCullough, inspired by Afro-diasporic ceremonies.

Preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is a project by UCLA Film & Television Archive developed as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980.

 
 
 
Syvilla: They Dance to Her Drum

Directed by Ayoka Chenzira
1979, 22min

 

Ayoka Chenzira’s 1979 tribute to dancer-choreographer Syvilla Fort.

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

 
 
Remembering Thelma

Directed by Kathe Sandler
1981, 15min

 

Kathe Sandler’s 1981 portrait of dancer Thelma Hill, a founding member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

 
 
 
Storme: The Lady of the Jewel Box

Directed by Michelle Parkerson
1987, 21min

 

Michelle Parkerson’s 1987 profile of Stormé DeLarverie, a drag king, gay rights activist, and heroine of the Stonewall uprising.

 
 
 
 
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