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