Please join the Black Film Center/Archive in celebrating Women’s History Month.
*FRIDAY AFTERNOONS @ THE BFC/A*
*Sisters In Cinema* (2003, 62 min, dir: Yvonne Welbon)
Friday, March 11, 2011 – 2:00 pm
Yvonne Welbon’s groundbreaking documentary creates a strong visual history of the contributions of African-American women to the film industry. Sisters in Cinema traces the careers of inspiring African American women filmmakers from the 20th century.
*Sisters of the Screen: African Women in Cinema* (2002, 61 minutes, dir: Beti Ellerson)
March 25, 2011 – 2:00 pm
Exploring the extraordinary contributions of women filmmakers from Africa and the diaspora, Beti Ellerson’s engaging debut features interviews with acclaimed women directors. With power and nuance, Ellerson also confronts the thorny question of cultural authenticity.
*An Evening with Cauleen Smith*
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 – 7:00 pm
Following a critically-acclaimed solo show at The Kitchen in New York City, award-winning filmmaker Cauleen Smith will present a selection of her recent film and video work. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Dr. LaMonda Horton-Stallings (African American & African Diaspora Studies & Gender Studies).
**This event is sponsored by an IU New Perspectives Grant and is presented by the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies.**
All the above events will take place at the Black Film Center/Archive, located in the sub-level of Wells Library, Room 044, adjacent to the Media Reserves Desk.
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