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

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

Charles Burnett: The Power to Endure April 6–25, 2011

The Museum of Modern Art will feature the films of Charles Burnett throughout the month of April. Burnett has long borne the dubious distinction of being, as critic Armond White observed, “the least well-known great American filmmaker.” In Charles Burnett: Interviews (University Press of Mississippi, 2011), Burnett cites the phrase “the power to endure” as … Continue reading Charles Burnett: The Power to Endure April 6–25, 2011