FotoFilm: Contact High: The Stories Behind Hip-Hop's Most Iconic Photographs
Nov
19
5:30pm 5:30pm

FotoFilm: Contact High: The Stories Behind Hip-Hop's Most Iconic Photographs

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Renowned hip hop documentarians Chi Modu and Janette Beckman in conversation. 

Writer Vikki Tobak talks with two photographers who have played critical roles in shaping hip hop imagery and offer a rare glimpse into the creative process that went into the making of each photo.

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FotoFilm: Spirits of Rebellion, DC Premiere
Nov
19
3:00pm 3:00pm

FotoFilm: Spirits of Rebellion, DC Premiere

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Followed by Director talk, panel and Q&A

DC Premiere!

 

Panelists:

S. Torriano Berry: award-winning independent filmmaker and co-author "The 50 Most Influential Black Films," and "Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema"

O.Funmilayo Makarah: Writer and director of films and videos that explore cultural identity; founder of the Heritage Film Festival; founding member of L.A. Freewaves, a worldwide media arts organization.

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Logan FotoTalk: Political Theatre - in conversation with Mark Peterson & Ben Baker
Nov
19
2:00pm 2:00pm

Logan FotoTalk: Political Theatre - in conversation with Mark Peterson & Ben Baker

“For politicians, the flash is like crack," says photographer Mark Peterson. Peterson and Baker have been covering the White House and the election from very different angles, as evidenced in their work shown at FotoWeekCentral during this festival. Join us as we take a journey and reflect on both this most recent election and what theatrics may lay ahead. It should be quite a trip.

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FotoFilm: Until Until Until
Nov
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

FotoFilm: Until Until Until

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Screening of Edgar Arceneaux’s first live work, Until, Until, Until…, investigates the infamous 1981 performance of Broadway legend Ben Vereen, televised nationally as part of Ronald Reagan's inaugural celebration. Conversation with the director to follow the screening. 

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Visions of the World - Improving your Travel Photography with Jonathan Zuck
Nov
19
12:00pm12:00pm

Visions of the World - Improving your Travel Photography with Jonathan Zuck

As part of a special exhibit at the Spilsbury called Visions of the World, award winning travel photographer, Jonathan Zuck, will be on hand to discuss some of his images included in the exhibition and discuss tips and tricks for taking better travel photos whether you're an aspiring pro or just on vacation with your iPhone.

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Creative Mornings (FotoWeek DC Edition): Nicole Tung
Nov
18
8:30am 8:30am

Creative Mornings (FotoWeek DC Edition): Nicole Tung

Nicole Tung (b. 1986) is an American citizen born and raised in Hong Kong. She graduated from New York University in 2009 with a double major in journalism and history, and currently freelances for clients including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other international newspapers and magazines.

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