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  • Sunday, March 15, 5 PM

    CANCELED: Reading: Joy and Pain: Poetics of Black Delight

    Poets Raina J. León and Mimi Tempestt read their work.

    All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been canceled through March 29. Learn more

    Programmed by Michal “MJ” Jones

  • Thursday, February 27, 5 PM

    Reading: Susan Straight

    Award-winning author Susan Straight reads from her family memoir In the Country of Women, which Joyce Carol Oates called “a beautiful book . . . the most populated, celebratory, filled-with-life memoir of our time.”

  • Thursday, January 30, 5 PM

    Reading: Anne Walsh

    Artist Anne Walsh introduces her new book Hello Leonora, Soy Anne Walsh, a visual and textual response to Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington’s novel The Hearing Trumpet.