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FotoFilm: Contact High: The Stories Behind Hip-Hop's Most Iconic Photographs
Nov
19
5:30 PM17:30

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
3:00 PM15:00

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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FotoFilm: Until Until Until
Nov
19
1:00 PM13:00

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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Logan FotoTalk: In Lorton’s Darkroom, Screening and Conversation
Nov
13
4:00 PM16:00

Logan FotoTalk: In Lorton’s Darkroom, Screening and Conversation

Followed by Director talk, panel and Q&A

In Lorton’s Darkroom, produced and directed by Karen Ruckman, tells the story of a group of men incarcerated at DC’s infamous Lorton Correctional Facility during the 1980’s who transform their prison experience, and themselves, while participating in a photography program.

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FotoFilm: Frame by Frame
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

FotoFilm: Frame by Frame

The Freer presents a powerful, award-winning documentary about photojournalism in Afghanistan. Under Taliban rule, taking a photo was a crime. After the regime fell from power in 2001, a fledgling free press emerged and a photography revolution was born. Now, as foreign troops and media withdraw, Afghanistan is left to stand on its own, and so are its journalists. 

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