SYMPOSIUM on Rough & Unequal: 9/27 noon Roundtable with Kevin Jerome Everson in Grunwald Gallery || 9/27 5PM Public Conversation with Terri Francis in FA 015 || 9/28 2PM Screening and Conversation with Ross Gay in Wells 048

The Grunwald Gallery and Black Film Center/Archive are pleased to present Rough and Unequal, a film by Kevin Jerome Everson. The film will be exhibited in the Grunwald Gallery as the centerpiece for a symposium featuring the filmmaker in conversation with IU faculty, staff, and students and Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields Associate Curator … Continue reading SYMPOSIUM on Rough & Unequal: 9/27 noon Roundtable with Kevin Jerome Everson in Grunwald Gallery || 9/27 5PM Public Conversation with Terri Francis in FA 015 || 9/28 2PM Screening and Conversation with Ross Gay in Wells 048

Afrosurrealist Film Society: Conversation with Terri Francis, Part 2 – Blues Cinema

"The blues connects all my work on home movies, Caribbean cinema and experimental film."-- Terri Francis Last week, part one of my interview with IU professor Terri Francis, founder of the Afrosurrealist Film Society, focused on "Afrosurrealism" as a conceptual framework and highlighted the work of Akosua Adoma Owusu, the first visiting filmmaker of the series. … Continue reading Afrosurrealist Film Society: Conversation with Terri Francis, Part 2 – Blues Cinema

Afrosurrealist Film Society: Conversation with IU Professor Terri Francis, Part 1

“Afrosurrealist films can look as though they’ve been buried in earth and have come up through the ocean. Afrosurrealism might be a sous-realism, a realism beneath.” – Terri Francis The Afrosurrealist Film Society screening series launched at Indiana University this past November with the films of Akosua Adoma Owusu. IU film professor Terri Francis, founder of … Continue reading Afrosurrealist Film Society: Conversation with IU Professor Terri Francis, Part 1