FILM + MEDIA screening series
A R T H U R J A F A in person
Tuesday Sept 8, 6:30pm , Pomerantz Bldg, D207
Arthur Jaffa (b. 1960 USA) uses film to investigate issues surrounding black cultural politics and black cultural nationalism. Jafa’s cinematography work includes Spike Lee’s Crooklyn (1994) and Malcolm X (1992), Manthia Diawara’s Rouch in Reverse (1995) and Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust, which received the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award.Tonight he will show his documentary Dreams Are Colder Than Death (2014) and talk about his new production company TNEG whose aim is the creation of a black cinema capable of matching the power, beauty and alienation of black music.
Tues Oct 20: Mario Pagano with “Backseat Fighter”.
Tues Nov 10: Jennie Livingston with “Paris is Burning”
Tues Dec 01: Jennifer Reeves with “Color Neutral”
Special thanks for the support of the Diversity Council and the Student-Faculty Corporation.