Important participatory documentary screening at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

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Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

Friday, October 2, 6:00 pm
Discover the powerful impact of family photos with a film screening of Through a Lens Darkly exploring the American family photo album through the eyes of black photographers. Post-screening, participants will have the opportunity to share family photos and stories about their own experiences during a digital diaspora family reunion with Lens Darkly filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris. Inspired by Deborah Willis’s book Reflections in Black and featuring works by Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, Anthony Barboza, Hank Willis Thomas, and many others, Through a Lens Darkly introduces the viewer to a community of storytellers who collectively transform singular experiences into a journey of discovery and call to action. From slavery to the present, these extraordinary images unveil a world confronting the difficult edges of citizenship and what it means to be human.
Museum Café open 5:30 – 8:30 pm. $8; $5 for students.
Through A Lens Darkly and Digital Family Reunion Trailers

 

 

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