Black Camera’s Spring 2019 Issue: Close-Up on The New York Scene and Close-Up on Selma

Here's a peek at the contents of the spring 2019 Black Camera edited by Dr. Michael Martin and published by Indiana University Press. Full access available via Jstor. Black Camera was recently ranked 4th most-cited film studies journal. Call for Close-Up Submissions Nina Simone: This special issue of Black Camera takes up the figure of Nina … Continue reading Black Camera’s Spring 2019 Issue: Close-Up on The New York Scene and Close-Up on Selma

Chicago’s Black Cinema House to screen films by Alile Sharon Larkin & Julie Dash this Friday, Jan. 16

Black Cinema House will screen Alile Sharon Larkin's 1979 short film Your Children Come Back to You (16mm print courtesy of the Black Film Center/ Archive), followed by Julie Dash's recently remastered Illusions (1982) this Friday, January 16, 7PM. Still from Larkin's Your Children Come Back to You Both Larkin and Dash earned their MFA … Continue reading Chicago’s Black Cinema House to screen films by Alile Sharon Larkin & Julie Dash this Friday, Jan. 16

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema (Symposium) — Nov. 12

L.A. REBELLION:  CREATING A NEW BLACK CINEMA SYMPOSIUM Saturday, November 12, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Billy Wilder Theater at The Hammer Museum This one-day symposium organized by Allyson Nadia Field (UCLA) and  Jacqueline Stewart (Northwestern University) is the first of its kind dedicated to the L.A. Rebellion, a key artistic movement of African American … Continue reading L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema (Symposium) — Nov. 12