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FILM SCREENINGS

<i>Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People.</i> 2013. USA. Directed by Thomas Allen Harris. Courtesy of Chimpanzee Productions.
  • Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

    2013. USA. Thomas Allen Harris. 87 min.

New York Premiere. Followed by a discussion with Thomas Allen Harris and Deborah Willis

Friday, February 28, 2014, 8:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



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

    2013. USA. Directed by Thomas Allen Harris. Inspired by curator Deborah Willis's groundbreaking book Reflections in Black, this visual narrative reveals how, since the 1840s, photography by African Americans has played a major role in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present. 87 min.