Black Feminist Theory Project Film Screening

December 5, 2018

Sexual Politics
Fabulated Pasts, Speculative Futures
Monday, December 10, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
List Auditorium, 64 College Street


 

 


Please join us for two short thematic programs of works by black feminist film and video makers co-presented by Magic Lantern Cinema and the Black Feminist Theory Project at the Pembroke Center:

Sexual Politics 

Fabulated Pasts, Speculative Futures
Programmed by Beth Capper, Jane’a Johnson, and Lynne Joyrich 


5.30-6.45 PM: Sexual Politics
From explorations of sexualized stereotypes of black womanhood to celebrations of black trans* and queer sexual communities, the films and videos in our program “Sexual Politics” offer divergent approaches to the politics of gender and sexuality, sexual violence, and sexual divisions of labor. Runtime: 72 mins.

Four Women, Julie Dash, 1975 (7 mins)
Killing Time, Fronza Woods, 1979 (9 mins)
And Nothing Happened, Naima Ramos-Chapman, 2016 (15 mins)
Fucked Like a Star, Stefani Saintonge, 2018 (8 mins)
Lucid Noon, Sunset Blush, Alli Logout, 2015 (32 mins)

7.00-8.00 PM: Fabulated Pasts, Speculative Futures
“Fabulated Pasts, Speculative Futures” brings together film and video works that subvert and reimagine historical events and media archives, including pieces that deploy public and personal histories in ways that gesture toward alternative visions of the future. Runtime: 51 mins.

Chronicles of a Lying Spirit, Cauleen Smith, 1992 (6 mins)
Sapphire and the Slave Girl, Leah Gilliam, 1995 (18 mins)
Bus Nut, Akosua Adoma Owusu, 2014 (7 mins)
An Ecstatic Experience, Ja’Tovia Gary, 2015 (6 mins)
Happy Birthday, Marsha!, Tourmaline and Sasha Wortzel, 2018 (14 mins)

Sponsored by the Black Feminist Theory Project at the Pembroke Center, the Forbes Center for Culture and Media, the LGBTQ Center, the Sarah Doyle Center, and the Departments of Modern Culture & Media, Africana Studies, American Studies, and Theatre Arts & Performance Studies.