Cuban Women Filmmakers US Showcase & a Conversation with Gloria Rolando

A significant showcase of Cuban women filmmakers began a tour of the United States on March 6th, 2013, in Los Angeles. The Cuban Women Filmmakers US Showcase, brought about by the Women in Film International Committee, Cuban Women Filmmakers Mediatheque, the Cuban Institute of Art and Cinematography (ICAIC), brings acclaimed directors Gloria Rolando, Marina Ochoa, … Continue reading Cuban Women Filmmakers US Showcase & a Conversation with Gloria Rolando

Save the Date – November 12: Symposium on the L.A. Rebellion

This fall the UCLA Film & Television Archive will celebrate the filmmakers of the L.A. Rebellion in the retrospective L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema.  All the details have not been released yet, but mark your calendars for the one-day symposium that will take place on November 12 at UCLA.  BFC/A director Michael Martin … Continue reading Save the Date – November 12: Symposium on the L.A. Rebellion

The Cry of Jazz & Director Ed Bland Come to IU Cinema, April 29 @ 3pm

Director Ed Bland will be in attendance and the film will be followed by a discussion with Mr. Bland.  He will also be interviewed at the BFC/A by Michael Martin after the screening of The Cry of Jazz. This screening is preceded by a brief introduction and is free, but ticketed.  Tickets for this event … Continue reading The Cry of Jazz & Director Ed Bland Come to IU Cinema, April 29 @ 3pm

Jefferson Pinder

Last week, Michael Martin interviewed Jefferson Pinder for our academic journal, Black Camera (printed by Indiana University Press).  Pinder is a Washington based video artist who seeks to find black identity through the most dynamic circumstances. Click here to learn more about Jefferson Pinter Kaleidoscope from Jeffrey Pinder on Vimeo.