Out of the Vault: Black Interiors

February 21–April 4, 2019

Delve into rarely seen educational, ethnographic, and experimental films from the BAMPFA’s collection with The Black Aesthetic.

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  • Black Interiors: Spirit


    • Thursday, February 21 7 PM
    The Black Aesthetic and Marvin K. White in Conversation

    Local collective The Black Aesthetic present rarely seen educational, ethnographic, and experimental works exploring the theme of black interiors: Lynne Sachs’s Sermons and Sacred Pictures and two films on the famous folk singer Bessie Jones.

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  • Black Interiors: Intimacy


    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick

     

    • Thursday, March 14 7 PM
    The Black Aesthetic in Conversation

    Reflecting on intimacy, this program features short works by celebrated filmmakers Julie Dash (Relatives), Arthur Jafa (Slowly, This), and Claudia Weill (This Is the Home of Mrs. Levant Graham); a dance performance by Bill T. Jones; and more.

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  • Black Interiors: Sweat


    • Thursday, April 4 7 PM
    The Black Aesthetic in Conversation

    Black work is made visible in this program of shorts, including Right On/Be Free, featuring the Alvin Ailey dance company’s Judith Jamison (filmed outside BAMPFA’s former building!); Finally Got the News, made with the League of Revolutionary Black Workers; and more.

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