Image from "Daughters of the Dust"
  • Image from "Daughters of the Dust"
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Arthur Jafa, Cinematographer

Artist and photographer Arthur Jafa has also been the cameraman on some major feature films. We show two of them in advance of his in-person lecture on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 2:00 (free and open to all). Admission to each movie is $5, CMA members free (ticket required).

Film
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 6:45 pm to 8:40 pm

Spike Lee’s semiautobiographical film focuses on a young African American girl living with her mother, father, and four brothers in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, during the early 1970s.

Film
Friday, October 12, 2018, 6:45 pm to 8:40 pm

One of the most beautiful color films ever made! Members of a multigenerational Gullah family living on South Carolina’s Sea Islands in the early 1900s prepare to leave their economically depressed community and migrate to northern industrial cities on the mainland.